Mysore pak (Gram flour sweet)
Mysore pak is a sweet and delicate Indian sweet which has its origin, as the name suggests, in Mysore. The story behind Mysore pak is that a cook in the Mysore palace, once made a dessert for the King of Mysore. He made a paag, means sugar syrup in local language, and added to it the gram flour roasted in ghee. The gram flour gave it a golden color to the sweet and King loved it very much.The cooked named the recipe as Mysore Paag. The King asked the cook to open a shop outside the palace and asked him to serve the Mysore pak to all his subjects. No one knows when is Mysore paag become Mysore paak but it is still loved by all.