Chocolate Burfi

  • Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup Maida / all purpose flour
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 3/4 to 1 cup Sugar – (use more if you like it sweeter)
  • 1/4 cup Ghee


  1. Grease a tray with ghee and keep it ready.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan.
  3. Wait till the ghee melts and is sufficiently hot.
  4. Add the maida and cocoa powder in it.
  5. Stir well to combine everything together well.
  6. Saute the mixture for 4-5 minutes. Remove it on a plate.
  7. Add the sugar in another heavy bottom pan.
  8. Add little water sufficient to immerse the sugar in it.
  9. Heat and let the sugar dissolve and boil.
  10. Boil to form a single string consistency.
  11. That is take a small drop of the syrup between your fingers , a single string should form when you pull your finger apart.
  12. Remove from flame.
  13. Add the cooked maida – cocoa powder mixture.
  14. Stir with a spoon to mix it uniformly.
  15. Keep stirring with the spoon till the mixture thickens and starts leaving the sides of the pan.
  16. It does not stick to the pan anymore.
  17. Pour (place)the mixture on the greased plate.
  18. Spread and smoothen with the spoon.
  19. (mine turned a little hard before I could smoothen, so can see the rough surface)
  20. Allow this to set for 5 minutes.
  21. Using a sharp knife, cut into squares or diamonds.
  22. When it completely sets, tilt the plate slightly to separate the pieces.
  23. Store in a air tight container.