• Manju Shunmugam

Yummy 7 cup burfi recipe

Burfi is a common sweet in India.7 cup burfi is a sweet made of besan(gram flour), milk , coconut, naatu Sarkarai for sweetness and the main ingredient is ghee. It is very good for kids as the ghee mixture adds a healthy fat intake for them.

We can also make this burfi with different ingredients like Rava, chocolate, almond.

Let's start preparing 7 cup burfi...


  • Gram Flour - 1 cup

  • Jaggery - 1 1/2 cup(adjust the sweetness as per your taste)

  • Ghee - 1 cup

  • Cardamom -few

  • Grated coconut - 1 cup

  • Milk - 1 cup

  • water as required


  • In a pan add gram flour(besan) and saute it till the aroma comes. Switch off the flame.

  • Add grated coconut and mix it with the besan well.

  • Add milk,naatu sarkarai, and half amount of ghee and stir it continuously.

  • Add crushed cardamom to it once it started thickens.

  • Mix everything well till we get a fine texture.

  • Add the remaining ghee and stir it till the ghee separates and the mixture gets cooked well.

  • Grease the plate with oil or ghee.

  • Pour the mixture into the plate and level it flat and make a mark when hot so that we can cut it easily when it cools down.

  • Add some grated almond over the top of the burfi for additional flavor.

  • Once burfi gets cool, 7 cup burfi is ready to serve.