Thursday, November 8, 2007

BESAN PREPARRATIONS

Besan is a flour. you make so many food stuffs..Most cuisine are made in this flour in India.Many variety of burfi,ladoos , snakes are this Bengal gram flour. correct weighing and measuring of food stuffs is essential to get good results.1 cup(katori) of besan weight(g) is 175 g measure .If you have not a besan. put a 400 g bengal gram (kadalai parupu)clean the dal.pour the dal in to the mixer.run the mixer at speed 1 for 1 minute and than switch over to speed 2-3 and run the mixer for 2-3 minutes.Fine powder will be obtained .pour out the flour and sieve if necessary take the fine powder.Regrind the coarse remains of the flour to the required fineness by running the mixer for anther 2 minutes ,sieve and get the fine powder.This besan also use for skin care. take 1cup put 3t besan ,1t gingelly oil or mustard oil,or coconut oil.2t curds mix well make paste apply before bath or face wash,it give glow in face and body .In winter apply for dry skin.

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BESAN LADOOS;

Ingredients

  • 1 cup besan
  • 30g suji (ravai)
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • 100g ghee
  • 1/2 t green cardamom powder
  • haldi (turmeric ) a pinch

METHOD

  1. Heat ghee in a pan
  2. Add besan and suji to a ghee and fry ,keep stirring so that no lumps form and continue frying till light Brown in colour
  3. Remove from fire .add turmeric and let it cool slightly.add Castor sugar and cardamom and mix
  4. Shape into ladoos while still hot.

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