Sattu ka Burfi:

Sattu is nothing but Roasted gram flour, we commonly call this as pappu, Putani kadle or Huri kadle, which is a power house of protein and used mainly in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

In our coastal belt, it is used as a time pass snack and not for cooking. Last week when I came across this flour in our local store, I was curious to know about this new ingredient and asked about the flour in our Facebook Foodie group.

I was attracted to this recipe the most and I tried it, all thanks to Rajendra Shirol who hails from Gadag. According to him, this is also known locally as “Local Karadantu” which is sold in their temple car festivals.

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Sattu powder – 1 ½ cup

Sugar – 1 ½ cup

Milk – ½ cup

Water- ½ cup

Dry fruits – 1 cup

Edible gum – 50 grams

Ghee – 2 table spoon

Cardamom powder- ½ tsp


  • Chop or crush dry fruits. Here I have taken cashew and almond bits.
  • Take one steel plate and apply some ghee and keep aside.
  • Take one thick bottomed tawa, put 1 tsp of ghee and fry edible gum until it puffs, cool and powder it in a small mixer jar.

gum collage

  • In that same kadai, add one tsp of ghee and fry dry fruits and keep aside.
  • Mix Sattu powder, dry fruits, cardamom and edible gum in one bowl and keep aside.
  • Now take sugar, water and milk. Cook until it attains one thread consistency. Add Sattu powder mix, which we have kept it aside by mixing all the other ingredients.

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  • Add remaining ghee and heat this mixture for 5 more minutes, until it leaves the sides of the tawa.
  • Pour these mixtures to ghee applied steel plate and leave this for half an hour.
  • When it is cool a little, mark and cut this as desired.

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  • After cooling, store this in an air tight container.
  • Local karadantu or Sattu ka Burfi is ready to enjoy and it is very healthy too.



2 thoughts on “Sattu ka Burfi:


    Really a nice sweet …it is a quick make sweet.We the people in north karnataka loves it.

    1. Shrikripa U Reply

      Thank you so much for the recipe sir.

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