Mohanthaal Recipe

Mohanthaal Recipe
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Mohanthaal is a popular Gujarati sweet dish that adds to the flavor of all occasions. Learn how to make/prepare Mohanthaal by following this easy recipe.
Mohanthaal Recipe
Preparation Time 120 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 2 cups Gram Flour (Besan)
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 cup Ghee
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 5 - 6 strands Saffron (Kesar)
  • 1/4 tsp Green Cardamom Powder
  • 10 Almonds (blanched and slivered)
  • 10 Pistachios (blanched and slivered)
How to make Mohanthaal:
  • In a bowl, take gram flour, milk and three tablespoon of ghee and mix well. Cover and keep aside for two hours.
  • Now gently rub the mixture to resemble breadcrumbs.
  • Grease a thali.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan, heat the remaining ghee and cook the gramflour mixture, till brown and gives out a nice aroma.
  • Add green cardamom powder to the gramflour mixture and cook.
  • In another pan, take two cups of water and sugar and cook till it gives out a one-stringed consistency. Add saffron and mix.
  • Add the sugar syrup to the gram flour mixture and cook till the syrup is absorbed and the mixture gets thick and dry.
  • Grease a thali and spread out the mixture evenly on it.
  • Add pistachios and set aside to cool.
  • Cut into squares.
  • Serve.