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Mysore Pakku

Delectable, tempting Mysore Pakku is perfect for festivals and joyous occasions. Made from gram flour and ghee, the traditional sweet proves tempting to the last bite. Mysore Pakku simply melts in the mouth with flavors lingering for a while. Step wise illustrations are provided for preparation of this Indian sweet, basically invented in the kitchens of Mysore Palace. Care has to be taken and stir well in low flame so that the gram flour mixture doesn’t stick to bottom of vessel.
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Karnataka
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cup Gram flour Kadalamavu
  • 2 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 1/2 cups Ghee
  • 1 pinch Baking soda


  • Mix together gram flour, sugar and water smoothly.
  • Pour this into a pan and cook on a low heat.
  • Pour hot ghee into the gram flour mixture and stir continuously. Keep stirring until the mixture turns into a non-sticky paste.
  • Add baking soda and remove pan from fire, stirring continuously.
  • Grease the inside of a large bowl with ghee and pour the cooked mixture into the bowl. When it is still hot, cut into cubical pieces by drawing parallel lines on its surface.
  • Enjoy delicious Mysore Pakku and enjoy.
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