Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe

Khurchan Mawa Burfi is a tasty delicacy made with the residual of ghee. Serve it after your everyday meals or you can also make it for special occasions and festivals.

Shaheen Ali
Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe
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Khurchan means the scrapped leftover. Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe is made with this ghee residual which is left behind after extracting ghee from butter.

If you are one of them who loves homemade ghee over the store-bought one, you might have often used the leftover khurchan to knead the dough, or mix with the gravy side dish recipes. Here's an interesting sweet recipe to make out of Khurchan and khoya.

Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe made with Ghee Residual is a melt in mouth barfi that can be served during tea time with Masala Chai and Healthy Nankhatai.

If you like this recipe, try more of our Indian Dessert Recipes that you can make for special occasions:

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  2. Rasgulla Custard Pudding Recipe
  3. Kuvar Pak Recipe | Aloe Vera Sweet Recipe

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

15 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

35 M


10 Servings


  • 1 cup Khurchan (leftover from homemade ghee) , or ghee
  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 cup Khoya (Mawa) , grated¬†
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Condensed Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 2 tablespoons Cashew nuts
  • 2 tablespoons Sultana Raisins
  • 1 Edible Silver Foil/Leaf (Chandi Ka Vark) , to garnish, optional¬†

How to make Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe

  1. To prepare Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe Made With Ghee Residual, heat ghee in a kadai and fry chopped cashews and raisins and drain on a plate to keep aside.

  2. In the same kadai, add besan and roast till aroma fills in the kitchen and the flour turns brownish in color.

  3. Collect the roasted flour in a bowl and sift with a sieve. 

  4. Add ghee khurchan in the flour, mix with a spoon or fork and keep aside.

  5. Heat mawa in pan/wok till it loosens, add condensed milk and sugar and stir well. 

  6. Now add cardamom powder and flour mix slowly and keep stirring vigorously to avoid forming lumps.

  7. Keep stirring continuously till everything combines, comes together and starts forming a lump. 

  8. Turn off the gas and spread the mix thick on a greased pan and sprinkle some chopped nuts all over. You could use the edible silver foil to decorate, as well.

  9. Let the mix set nicely, this might take 1-2 hours or more and then cut into desired shapes.

  10. Store in a clean dry box and consume Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe within 2-3 days. 

  11. Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe made with Ghee Residual is a melt in mouth barfi that can be served during tea time with Masala Chai and Healthy Nankhatai.

Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe is part of the Recipe Contest: Lost Recipes From Ancestral Kitchens