Musara is a malabar sweet / snack prepared using plain flour, milk and sugar. I got the recipe from the book Malabar Cookery by Thesnim Azeez…


1/2 cup plain flour / maida
2 cup milk
6 tbsp sugar
a pinch of cardamom powder
1 small shallot, sliced
1 tbsp raisins
1 tbsp cashew nuts
1 tbsp ghee


  1. In a bowl, add plain flour and milk and mix well without any lumps. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and fry cashew nuts and raisins and keep it aside.
  3. In the same pan, add sliced shallot and saute well.
  4. Add flour-milk mixture, sugar and cardamom powder to this, mix well and cook till it thickens stirring continuously on medium flame. Then add 1 tsp ghee and mix well. 
  5. Switch off the flame and transfer it to a greased plate/ pan and flatten smoothly. Add fried cashew nuts and raisins on top.
  6. Allow to cool
    completely and then cut into desired size pieces and serve…


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