A sweet that is so crumbly in texture and melts in your yet is the Mysore Pak. I have to also mention that making the perfect Mysore Pak is no easy feat and even the best of the halwais shy away from making the Mysore Pak.
What’s with the name? Well, it’s an easy guess and its right- the sweet is from Mysore but when and how is a mystery. Mysore Pak was first prepared in the Mysore palace kitchen for the then king Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV. It was indeed a task for the chefs in those days to please the kings and other royalty with their culinary skills and cook interesting meals and sweet dishes. Continue reading “The royal sweet-Mysore Pak”