Summer time is mango time !! Enjoy this easy and yummy summer sweet to beat the heat ..
It's summer and beating the heat can be frustrating. But it's the mangoes that you look forward to and ofcourse the summer holidays & fun !! Mango is rightly said to be the king of fruits , it's so versatile that you can easily think of 20-3 dishes you can make with them .The best of mangoes are the Alphonso which are native to India and introduced by the Portuguese. But what to do when we don't get it all season , then canned fruit pulp comes to the rescue.
This easy mango Burfi can be made with fresh mango puree but be sure to adjust the sweetness accordingly. It's a simple recipe and I have made it 3-4 times to create a good recipe. The basic is in cooking the mixture well to remove the moisture. This will ensure you are able to cut the Burfi to pieces and not end up with a fudge like consistency. It if that happens and you are not able to cut it into pieces , feel free to add the mixture back to the pan and cook until it can be set. When you touch the mixture it should not stick to your hands. The Burfi tastes the best next day as it enhances the taste of mango which gets deeply infused into the Burfi...
makes 12-15 pieces
1.5 cups Sugar
6 tablespoons Chickpea Flour/Besan
2 cups Dry Desiccated Coconut , ground
3/4th cup Mango Pulp
5-6 Pods of Cardamom,crushed
2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon Ghee
2 tablespoons Chopped Nuts
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