April 26, 2017 dil khushal

Dil Khushal | How to make Rajasthani dil khushal recipes

This dil khushal is a typical Rajasthani Desert, available all across the India. But the origin of this sweet is Rajasthan. Here is the recipe for the sweet Dil Khushal.


    • coarsely ground besan (Bengal gram flour,2 cups )
    • ghee (1 cup )
    • grated mava (khoya,1 cup/150 grams)
    • cardamom powder (elaichi,1 tsp )

For The Sugar Syrup

  • sugar, 1 1/2 cups (300 grams)
  • water 1 cup
  • milk 2 tbsp

For Garnish

  • Chopped Almond and Pistas

Dil khushal Process

  1. Take the gram flour in a bowl.
  2. In a pan Heat the ghee and add half of it to the gram flour.
  3. Mix the ghee into the gram flour till the mixture become like bread crumbs.
  4. Put the remaining hot ghee in a pan, put the gram flour mixture and cook till the mixture turns golden brown, stir continuously.
  5. Now add the grated khoya and cardamom powder and stir for about 10 minutes.
  6. Take this away from the heat and keep aside to cool.

For the sugar syrup

  1. Add enough sugar with water in a pan and simmer for 10 minutes, let it boil.
  2. Add 2 tablespoon of milk to the boiling sugar syrup.
  3. Now the impurities will from a gray layer. Take out this layer gently using a slotted spoon.
  4. Keep it on boil till the syrup is of 1 string consistency and keep it hot.

How to proceed

  1. Now add the hot sugar syrup over the cooked gram flour mixture and mix well.
  2. Now pour into a greased surfaced thali.
  3. Add some chopped almonds and Pistas on top and allow to set for at least 5 hours.
  4. Cut into pieces of your choice.
  5. Serve and Enjoy.



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