Microwave Mysore Pahu thins

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Mysore pak or pahu or pagu, however it is spelled is one of the favorite sweet of kiddo. He can eat this as a meal itself. Last time during our India trip, he kept on munching the grand sweets mysore pak. I have already posted the traditional way of doing this recipe. As it was kiddos favorite I was looking for an easy recipe. When I found this microwave recipe I was elated and this became an every now and then dessert. I can just do it for kiddo alone and I make it as thins mainly because to portion control the sweet intake during nights. I don’t want to overdose with sweet in the evening or night. I took the base recipe from here and for both traditional and this one I used brown sugar / cane sugar.


Microwave Mysore Pahu thins

  • Difficulty: Easy
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  • Besan / Kadalai Maavu – 1/2 cup
  • Brown / Cane sugar – 3/4 cup
  • Ghee – 1/2 cup
  • Milk – 2 tsp



  • Melt the ghee and keep it ready.
  • Grease a small plate or deep small vessel and keep it ready to set the mysore pak.
    • If you want thins, go for small plate or a deep small vessel for thick ones
  • Take 1 tbsp ghee in a microwave safe bowl and mix the besan with it.
  • Microwave it for 1 minute.


  • Add the milk and ghee to this slowly and mix it without any any lumps. It will be a smooth paste.
  • Now add the sugar and mix well.


  • Microwave it again for 1 minute and the mix will be thickened.  Ghee will start to float on top.
  • Mix well again and microwave for another 1 minute.
  • Mix once again and microwave for 30 seconds. The mixture will be foamy and bubbly.


  • Basically you are microwaving for 2 to 3 minutes and keep stirring for every one minute.
  • When it is bubbly transfer it to the greased plate.


  • Let it cool for 6-7 minutes and cut into your desired shapes.


  • Let it cool for some more time before removing it from the plate.


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