7 Cups Burfi Recipe

A simple and easy to make burfi that has simple ingredients like besan, coconut, sugar, milk and ghee - quick to make and delicious to eat.

Anubalas Kitchen
7 Cups Burfi Recipe
2033 ratings.

7 cups as the name indicates is a burfi made with 7 cups of ingredients. It is a simple burfi recipe that can be whipped up in less time. All ingredients used for this burfi are one that are easily available in all Indian Kitchens - Besan, grated coconut, sugar, ghee and milk. 7 Cups burfi is usually made as one of the sweets during Diwali along with other sweet and savoury items. 

Serve 7 Cups Burfi as a dessert after a simple meal of Steamed RiceThakkali Rasam and Carrot Poriyal.

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M


2 Servings


  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan) , Cardamom powder – 1/4th tsp
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1 cup Ghee , melted
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)

How to make 7 Cups Burfi Recipe

  1. To begin making 7 Cups Burfi, we have to sieve the besan and keep it aside. Grease a plate with ghee and keep it ready for pouring the prepared burfi. 

  2. Place a pan on low heat, add the sieved besan and roast the flour for a few minutes.Turn off the heat, empty the roasted besan to a plate. 

  3. Place the same pan on low heat, add sugar and 1/4th cup water. Stir well until the sugar melts. 

  4. Now add the rest of the ingredients - besan, milk, grated coconut, ghee to the pan. 

  5. Mix well, using a whisk to ensure that there are no lumps. Keep stirring the mixture while cooking.

  6. As the mixture starts getting thicker, add the cardamom powder.

  7. The batter will now froth up well, will become thick and will start leaving the pan. At this stage, turn off the heat and pour it into the greased plate and spread it. 

  8. Gently tap the plate to level it. Pat the cake gently with the back of ladle to make it even and smooth.

  9. Let it cool for few minutes and cut it into a desired shape.

  10. Let it cool completely. Now take out the cut pieces and store in an airtight container.

  11. 7 Cups Burfi is ready to be savoured. 

  12. Serve 7 Cups Burfi as a dessert after a simple meal of Steamed Rice, Thakkali Rasam and Carrot Poriyal