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Mohan Thal

mohan thal

Mohan Thal (Mohanthal) is an exclusive dessert of Indian cuisine. Also famous by the name of Gram Flour Fudge, it's prepared with a touch of cardamom flavor and topped with sliced almonds. Its irresistible jinx and delectable taste makes it a must consume if available.


  • - 2 tbsp sliced Almonds
  • - 2 cups Besan (Gram flour)
  • - 6 tbsp unsalted Butter or Ghee
  • - 1/2 cup heavy Cream
  • - 1 tblp warm Milk
  • - 1 cup Milk Powder
  • - 1 tsp Cardamom Seed Powder
  • - 1 1/4 cup Sugar
  • - 1/2 cup Water


  • - Melt the butter and mix it with gram flour. Rub between both palms to prepare the mixture.
  • - When the texture become a lightly rough powder, keep it aside for fifteen minutes.
  • - Now add warm milk.
  • - Rub the mixture again between your both palms.
  • - Take a pan and put cream and milk powder in it.
  • - Cook on medium heat with continuous stirring continuously until mixture comes together and appears like a soft dough.
  • - Remove the pan from heat and keep aside.
  • - Mix the milk dough and gram flour mixture together.
  • - Fry on medium heat with continuous stirring until it becomes light brown in color and starts giving off a sweet aroma.
  • - Take note of one thing that stir fry continuously making sure it stays powdery.
  • - Take it off from the heat and allow it to cool.
  • - Now add cardamom powder and mix it well.
  • - Take a saucepan and boil sugar and water together on medium heat until syrup is 2 threads or 225 degrees F on a candy thermometer.
  • - Mix well the syrup with flour mixture.
  • - Pour on an eight inch greased plate. Be careful to transfer it before the syrup cools down.
  • - Be sure that Mohanthal should be about ? inch thick and shape it into a square shape on the plate.
  • - Garnish bu spreading sliced almonds evenly over the top, while it is still hot.
  • - While it's warm, cut the mohanthal into 1-inch square shapes.
  • - Relishing Mohathal is ready to be served.
  • - 1.Serve at room temperature. At room temperature mohanthal can be kept for 2 weeks or refrigerate for a month.