Mysore pak is an Indian sweet prepared in ghee. It originated in the city of Mysore, one of the major cities in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is made of generous amounts of ghee, sugar, gram flour, and often cardamom. The texture of this sweet is similar to a buttery and dense cookie.Mysore Pak was first prepared in the kitchens of the Mysore Palace during the regime of Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV, by a palace cook named Kakasura Madappa. Madappa made a concoction of gram flour, ghee, and sugar. When asked its name, Madappa had nothing in mind, simply called it the 'Mysuru Pak. Pak (or paka, more precisely) in Kannada means sweet. It is traditionally served at weddings and other festivals in southern India and is very popular in baby showers as well.It is prepared and given at weddings and other festivals in southern India and is very popular in baby showers.