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Bournvita burfi
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Bournvita burfi recipe

Easy melt in mouth bournvita burfi in 20 minutes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Diwali recipes, Festival recipes
Servings: 12 pieces
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • ¾ cup Besan | Gram flour
  • ¼ cup Bournvitta
  • ½ cup refined oil
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • ½ cup Sugar


  • Sift the besan and dry roast this for 2 minutes
  • Take out and add to a bowl
  • Add ¼ cup of bournvita
  • You can add milo too.
  • Add ½ cup of refined oil and mix well. Alternatively, you can add melted ghee.
  • If adding ghee ensure it is not hot, else it will form lumps.
  • Add sugar to the pan and add ¼ cup water.
  • Let the sugar melts and form one string consistency.
  • Now add the besan bournvita mixture.
  • Mix well in the sugar syrup.
  • Add 2 tbsp of ghee into this and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir continuously.
  • The mixture will come to a thick idli batter consistency.
  • Transfer it to a ghee greased plate.
  • Level it evenly.
  • Let this sit for 20 minutes.
  • Cut them into squares.
  • Soft bournvita burfi is ready.



1.One string consistency for sugar syrup is most important, else burfis will not set.
2. If the sugar syrup cooks more, the burfis will turn a bit hard.
3. The bournvita burfi can be stored at room temperature for 8-10 days.
4. Bourvitta can be replaced with Horlicks to make Horlicks burfi.