We are happy to publish this post with which we would reach a milestone in blogging. This is our 100th post in about 70 days. We hope to receive as much support and encouragement as have been receiving so far and we would welcome any new ideas/suggestions/improvements which would make this blog of (y)ours much more interesting and appealing. We are receiving lot of requests to publish certain recipes and please bear with us, we would definitely publish those requested recipes in due course of time. Thanks to one and all..
Now coming to today's special post...

We were expecting guests on a sunday evening and I was so swamped with some other chores that I had no time to make any dessert. I had to make something in a jiffy. I wanted to make something interesting and healthy. Can desserts be all that healthy at all?? Ok that discussion is for another time..We at home have a sweet tooth and so anything sweet just vanishes in no time! Thats when I thought that I should make some sweet with oats. I looked through the pantry and picked up oats, coconut powder and sugar and immediately I knew what I had to prepare!! The Seven-cup sweet which Amma makes is our all time fav. So I adapted a similar formula except that I replaced Besan (Chick pea flour) with Oats. Lets see how I made..


Ingredients - 

Oats (Old fashioned Rolled) 1 cup
Coconut Powder (dry or fresh) 1 cup
Nuts (Powdered) (Cashews, Almonds, Walnuts) 1 cup
Sugar 
Sooji (Semolina/Bombay Rava) 2 Tbsp
Condensed Milk 1 Tbsp or Milk Powder 2 Tbsp (Optional)
Ghee 4 tsp
Milk 2 cups
Cardamom Powder 1/2 tsp

Method Of Ingredients - 

Coarse grind the oats. And powder the nuts. 
In a non stick sauce pan, add 1 tsp of ghee and roast the oats along with powdered nuts, sooji and coconut. (I used grated frozen coconut).

Add milk and let the whole mixture simmer for a couple min and then add sugar, cardamom powder and keep stirring and adding a tsp of ghee at a time when the mixture becomes sticky. Take care not to burn the sweet, keep stirring carefully.

When the whole mixture becomes a single mass and loses the stickiness, thats when it is done and is ready to be taken off the flame.

I used a parchment paper in a plate and transferred the sweet on it and spread another parchment paper and smoothened  it with a rolling pin. I let it cool for a few min and then with a greased knife / pizza cutter, cut it into desired shape and let it cool. After it is cooled (refrigerate if required) the pieces come out very easily. Any other procedure to cut out burfis is fine too..

Needless to say we all enjoyed this variation very much and so can you!!

Makes approx 25 pieces
Preparation Time 30 min 

9 comments

  1. Wow.. congrats on your 100 th post.. and very nice innovation.. thanks for sharing dear..

     
  2. Nithu Bala Says:
  3. This is such a great achievement..congrats:-) Keep going..love to see many lovely entries from you girls..

     
  4. Swapna Sree Says:
  5. Congrats on your 100th post.....great post..healthy and yummy burfi with oats

     
  6. simply.food Says:
  7. Oats barfi looks delicious and very innovative use of ingredients.
    Congrats on your 100th post.Wishing you mant more blogging years ahead.

     
  8. Ms.Chitchat Says:
  9. Congrats on ur 100th post and a very tasty and healthy barfi.

     
  10. Sushma Says:
  11. Congrats on the milestone! Can you please let me know how long did you have to put it in the flame (time?). I had made the 7-cup burfi before and it took forever to be done.

     
  12. Harini Says:
  13. thx everyone!
    @ Sushma - I think I put it on the flame for about 20 min ..the key is to put more sugar ..try this and let me know

     
  14. Suma Gandlur Says:
  15. Harini - Jaya,
    The idea of adding oats to burfi is cool.
    Congrats for reaching the milestone so quick and I see that you guys are posting more than one post per day. :)
    Hope to see you around and wish you many more accomplishments. :)

     
  16. Anonymous Says:
  17. I have been reading this blog for sometime now, however it has taken me a while to say hello. I wanna say thanks i actually enjoy your posts

     
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