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Dodha Burfi Recipe

Dodha burfi recipe is a yummy and delicious treat perfect for any special occasion. A traditional Indian sweet that is made with just 3 simple ingredients!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 25 minutes
Servings 12 SERVINGS
Calories 399kcal
Author Ruchi



  • Measure and assemble ingredients.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add mawa.
  • Start cooking mawa on a medium low flame. Keep a watchful eye on mawa and keep stirring. Mawa will look like this after 7 minutes.
  • Mawa after another 7 minutes in cooking.
  • Mawa after another 8 minutes into cooking.
  • Meanwhile combine jagerry and water in a pan.
  • Bring it to a boil. Boil the syrup till it forms a one thread consistency. Lower the flame to lowest setting and check the consistency.
  • To check one string consistency - drop few drops of jaggery in a bowl of cold water.
  • If it forms a solid string. You are good. One string consistency is ready.
  • If jaggery disperse in water, continue boiling for another 2-3 minutes until it forms a string in water.
  • Add jaggery syrup to cooked mawa.
  • Keep stirring until mawa becomes thick. Ghee will start to float on top. If you like you can remove the extra ghee from top.
  • Grease a plate, evenly spread burfi mixture in it.
    Dodha Burfi -Ruchiskitchen
  • Generously sprinkle nuts on top.
  • Allow to set for 4-6 hours.
    Dhoda Burfi
  • Cut yourself a piece and enjoy! Stays good for 2-3 days at room temperature (in winters) in an airtight container. If the temperature is warm, refrigerate it.


Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 23mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 553mg | Iron: 0.3mg