Khoya Barfi Recipe: How To Make Mawa Barfi

By: Sowmya Subramanian
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Khoya barfi is a traditional Indian sweet that is prepared for all festive seasons. It is made from khoya and condensed milk with nuts and cardamom powder added to it. These barfis can be eaten during the fasting days or vrats, as it is made from khoya.

The mawa barfi is easy to make if you have all the ingredients required. During festivals, people prefer to prepare sweets at home rather that buying them from outside. This barfi requires minimal effort, if the consistency of the ingredients used is followed to the tee.

If you want to prepare this sweet at home, continue reading the detailed step-by-step procedure with images and a video on how to make the khoya barfi.

KHOYA BARFI RECIPE VIDEO

Khoya Barfi Recipe
KHOYA BARFI RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE BARFI USING MAWA | MILK KHOYA BARFI RECIPE
Khoya Barfi Recipe | How To Make Barfi Using Mawa | Milk Khoya Barfi Recipe
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
20 Minutes
Total Time
30 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Sweets

Serves: 10 pieces

Ingredients
  • Sweetened condensed milk (milkmaid) - 180 g
    Khoya - 200 g
    Ghee - for greasing
    Pistachio (peeled and sliced) - 6-8 pieces
    Almonds (chopped) - 6-8 pieces
    Cardamom powder - 1 tsp

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How to Prepare
  • 1. Add khoya to a heated pan and stir well for about 2 minutes on low flame.

    2. Once it starts to loosen, add the condensed milk and mix well.

    3. Add cardamom powder and blend properly.

    4. Keep stirring to avoid the formation of lumps.

    5. The mixture will start to turn thick, like a soft dough, and leave the sides of the pan.

    6. Meanwhile, grease a plate with ghee and transfer the mixture onto it.

    7. Flatten the content and garnish it with sliced pistachios and almonds.

    8. Once it cools down, cut it into equal pieces.

Instructions
  • 1.You can also use full-cream milk to make the khoya, if you don't get it from outside. You need to cook the milk on low flame, till it becomes thick and creamy in consistency.
  • 2.You can use sugar and thick cream, instead of condensed milk.
  • 3.Add saffron strands to give it a good flavour.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 piece
  • Calories - 125 cal
  • Fat - 5.32 g
  • Protein - 3.01 g
  • Carbohydrates - 17.08 g
  • Sugar - 15.51 g
  • Fibre - 0.2 g
  • Iron - 1%
  • Vitamin A - 2%

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE KHOYA BARFI

1. Add khoya to a heated pan and stir well for about 2 minutes on low flame.

Khoya Barfi Recipe
Khoya Barfi Recipe

2. Once it starts to loosen, add the condensed milk and mix well.

Khoya Barfi Recipe
Khoya Barfi Recipe

3. Add cardamom powder and blend properly.

Khoya Barfi Recipe

4. Keep stirring to avoid the formation of lumps.

Khoya Barfi Recipe

5. The mixture will start to turn thick, like a soft dough, and leave the sides of the pan.

Khoya Barfi Recipe

6. Meanwhile, grease a plate with ghee and transfer the mixture onto it.

Khoya Barfi Recipe
Khoya Barfi Recipe

7. Flatten the content and garnish it with sliced pistachios and almonds.

Khoya Barfi Recipe

8. Once it cools down, cut it into equal pieces.

Khoya Barfi Recipe
Khoya Barfi Recipe
Khoya Barfi Recipe
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