Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi Recipe

Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi Recipe is a 7 layered barfi which is a winner among all the desserts. Serve it as a dessert after your everyday meals.

Madhuli Ajay
Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi Recipe
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As the name suggests Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi is made using 7 cups of ingredients. This traditional sweet is simple to make but is quite laborious and requires a lot of patience and arm strength. The recipe for this burfi may vary from household to household, with everyone adapting to their taste and availability of ingredients.

This chocolate flavoured 7 cup burfi is loved by kids as well as grownups. You can substitute the cocoa powder with more Besan (Chana dal/gram flour) in case you do not like chocolate. Also you can use a mixture of crushed nuts instead of just cashew nuts.

Serve Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi as a dessert after a simple and delicious meal of South Indian Style Vegetable Kurma, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indian Mithai recipes such as

  1. Kaacha Gola Recipe
  2. Patishapta Recipe
  3. Ragi Halwa Recipe 


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

10 M

Cooks in

60 M

Total in

70 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1-3/4 cup Sugar , (you can use 2 cups if you like it very sweet)
  • 1 cup Ghee
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Fresh coconut
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 cup Cashew nuts , powdered
  • Cashew nuts , Handful for decoration
  • Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds , crushed or cinnamon powder for flavour (optional)

How to make Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi Recipe

  1. To begin making the Chocolate 7 Cup Burfi recipe, first grease a baking pan or a steel plate with ghee.

  2. Mix all the ingredients in a large non stick pan/ wok and place it on medium heat.

  3. Stir to mix all the ingredients together. Remove lumps if any using the back of the spoon.

  4. Cook the mixture on low to medium flame, stirring continuously.

  5. Cook till the mixture thickens and comes together as one mass (about 25-30 minutes).

  6. Take out the mixture into the greased plate and press with the back of the spoon or use a foil to spread it uniformly and level the surface.

  7. With a sharp knife etch square or diamond shapes in the mixture.

  8. Place cashew nuts halves or pieces in the centre of each piece and press.

  9. Cool completely and then cut into pieces.

  10. Store in an airtight container. Refrigerate if keeping for a longer duration.

  11. Serve Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi as a dessert after a simple and delicious meal of South Indian Style Vegetable KurmaSteamed Rice and Elai Vadam.