Maida Cake

Maida Burfi

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A quick and easy Maida Cake / Burfi recipe to try for this Diwali. A perfect beginner recipe that does not need any special skills and can easily be made under 20 minutes.

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Recipe Facts:


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Total Time

25 m

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– Maida / APF – Ghee – Sugar – Cardamom powder – Water

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– Grease a plate with some ghee and keep it aside. – In a pan, melt the ghee and add the maida to it. Roast the maida until it bubbles up and turns aromatic.  – Take it off the flame and let it cool down a bit.

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Steps 1-3

– In the mean time, Boil sugar with water until it reaches one string consistency. – Take the syrup off the flame. Add the fried maida and cardamom powder to the sugar syrup and mix it until the maida blends well. – Pour this into the prepared plate and let it cool down a bit. – Using a sharp, greased knife make cut marks in the burfi.

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Steps 4-7

– Once it cools down entirely, carefully remove the maida cake pieces and store in an airtight container.

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