Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
For 10 servings
Gram Flour coarse 1 cup
Ghee 1 cup
Sugar ¾ cup
Milk ¾ cup
Saffron threads 4-5 soak in water
Cardamom Powder ½ ts
Almond chips and Pistachio chips for garnishing
Take ¼ cup Milk in a pan. Add 1tbsp of Ghee. Lukewarm it.
Take coarse Gram Flour in a mixing bowl. Add lukewarm Milk-Ghee mixture. Mix very well. Press prepared mixture all around to make its surface hard. Leave it for 1 hour.
Crack the mixture not leaving any lump and sieve it thick.
Take remaining Ghee in another pan. Melt it on low flame. Add thick sieved mixture and roast it on low flame to pinkish.
Add ½ cup Milk and continue cooking while stirring occasionally until Ghee starts to separate around.
Leave it a side.
Take Sugar in another pan. Add water to cover Sugar in the pan. Put it on low-medium flame, stir it occasionally. Cook it to 2-3 string syrup.
Add prepared roasted Gram Flour mixture. Mix well.
Add soaked Saffron and Cardamom Powder. Mix well.
Take prepared stuff in a flat surfaced steel plate. Spread it well and press making the surface of stuff of the same level and hard.
Sprinkle Almond chips and Pistachio chips to garnish.
Leave it to cool off.
Make cut of size and shape of your choice.
Remove pieces and store to serve when you wish.
Can be stored at room temperature in an airtight container for 15 to 20 days.
MOHANTHAL is a more than traditional Indian Sweet. Even it is referred in the stories of the era of The Lord Krishna, i.e. 5000 years ago.
MOHANTHAL is also described and believed to be one of the most favourite sweet of The Lord Krishna.
MOHANTHAL is used as one of the offerings to The Lord Krishna.
The Lord Krishna is our eternal Friend, Philosopher and Guide through out our lives for thousands of years. So, MOHANTHAL does not need any other reason to be made in our own kitchen by ourselves.
So, My All Dear Friends…Just Enter in Kitchen…Now…Go on to prepare MOHANTHAL…