Mohan Thal













  • Besan   350 gms (mota)
  • Ghee   300 gms
  • Cardamom  4, powdered
  • Sugar    400 gms
  • Water  350 ml
  • Milk  60 ml
  • Almonds   4 tbsp, chopped
  • Pistachios   4 tbsp, chopped



  • Place the gram flour in a thali.
  • Heat ghee and pour half of it over the flour.
  • Rub the ghee into the gram flour with the palms till it resembles bread crumbs.
  • Heat the remaining ghee.
  • Add the flour and stir continuously till golden brown.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • To prepare the sugar syrup, heat water, add the sugar and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add milk to the sugar syrup. You will see a black layer floating on top. These are the impurities in sugar. Remove them with the help of a spoon.
  • Simmer till it is of one thread consistency.
  • Add the browned gram flour to the sugar syrup and stir well.
  • Pour into a greased thali and spread evenly.
  • Garnish with almonds and pistachios and allow to cool for 4 to5 hours.
  • Cut into squares.
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