Diwali recipesKhoya burfi recipe | mawa barfi recipe | easy diwali sweets

Khoya burfi recipe | mawa barfi recipe | easy diwali sweets

Khoya burfi| Mawa aurfi |Punjabi dodha Barfi is a very tasty Indian Sweet. I remember eating this in assorted Sweet boxes. Last year one of my relative was asking me for the recipe of dodha burfi, which she tasted in Haldiram’s Sweet box. This year again she reminded me and you won’t believe, it was such an easy sweet recipe and turned out well too. Needless to say, the taste was awesome. I tried this sweet from here site and it turned out perfectly as how she mentioned. Sharing the recipe of Khoya burfi | Mawa burfi – an easy diwali sweet recipe. See my post on how to make Khoya at home.


Khoya Burfi                   



Preparation Time : 10 mins  Cooking Time : 25 mins

Serves: 2 Recipe Category: Indian Sweet

   Unsweetened Khoya|Mawa   1 and 1/2 cup
   Sugar      1/2 cup
   Ghee    2 tblsp
   Pistachios  few   (for garnishing)


  • Bring the khoya to room temperature. I used the Nanak Brand Khoya .
  • Take half of it and crumble it with your hand and measure 1 and 1/2 cup. Keep it aside.
  • Pound the pistachios in a mortar and pestle coarsely. You can chop them into fine pieces too.
    khoya Pista
  • In a pan add ghee and start roasting the khoya in a low flame till it becomes golden brown. It will be slightly grainly or crumbled texture after it is getting roasted. Roasting will took approximately 15 minutes.
    Khoya Fry -khoya
  • Combine sugar with 3 tblsp of water and let it boil for 4 to 5 minutes. No need to get string consistency. Add the sugar syrup to the roasted khoya.
sugar cook
  • Cook in a medium flame till the mixture leaves the side of the pan. It will take 3-4 minutes only.
  • Transfer this mixture to a greased plate and sprinkle the copped pistas on this. Pat gently with the back of a spoon.
Spread-in-plate Add-pistas
  • When it is warm cut them into desired shapes.
Khoya-burfi    Barfi
  • The burfis will be bit chewy when u taste it immediately. After refrigeration of 2 hours, they become firm and it stayed well for a week in the refrigerator.



  1. Even while transferring the khoya sugar mixture to the greased plate you feel like it is not like a whole mass. Do not worry, it will be perfect when cooled.
  2. I used unsweetened Khoya, which i got from Mustafa center.
  3. Pistachios can be replaced by almonds too

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