Mohanthal is a traditional Gujarati/ Rajasthani recipe for a gram flour fudge, prepared in many auspicious occasions especially during Diwali. Mohanthal is made by sautéing gram flour, ghee, and milk in a pan until the combination becomes golden and fragrant Easy and yet tasty, hope you all will like and try it.

Preparation Time

Cooking Time


5 Mins and 30mins for flour to rest.

35- 40 mins

16 pieces



o   2 Gram Flour/ Besan

o   1 Cup Sugar

o   3/4th Cup Ghee/ Clarified Butter

o   3/4th Cup Milk

o   A Pinch of Saffron strands

o   ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder(optional)

o   Assorted nuts to garnish


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o   In a mixing bowl take the gram flour, to this add 2 tsp of ghee and 2 tsp milk and give a good mix. Set it aside for ½ hour. After the flour has rested for ½ hour sieve the flour. If there are crumbles just run the flour in a mixie jar. Sieve the flour.

o   Take a saucepan, heat the ghee and add the sieved flour give it a stir. This should be done on low flame. Keep doing it for 15 mins, the color changes.

o   In another saucepan take the sugar add water just so the sugar gets covered. Add saffron strands and cardamom powder. Mix well. Let the mixture come to boil.

o   To the gram flour mix just sprinkle a little water and mix. Now increase the heat add ½ cup milk and quickly mix. After the milk evaporates add the sugar syrup and give a good mix. Keep mixing the mixture for 3-4 mins and put off the heat. Transfer the mixture to a greased plate. Garnish with assorted dry fruits(nuts). Leave it for couple of hours and cut the Mohanthal to desired size and shape.


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