Coconut Burfi Recipe

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A really popular and delicious South Indian burfi made with grated coconut. This is typically made during special occasions and festivals like Diwali, Navratri, Tamil New Year and Ganesh Chaturthi. These days they can found in party menus as well.
Coconut Burfi
Coconut – 1 cup, grated
Sugar – 3/4 cup
Cashewnuts – 1 tblsp, broken, fried in ghee
Ghee – 1 1/2 tblsp
Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp
Water – 1/4 cup

1. Grind the coconut in the mixie for 10 to 20 seconds.
2. Heat water in a pan over medium flame.
3. Add sugar and simmer till it reaches a one string consistency.
4. Add the grated coconut and stir well.
5. Add the fried cashewnuts and mix well.
6. Gently add the remaining ghee, stirring all the time, to the pan.
7. When the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan, pour into a greased plate.
8. Keep aside to cool.
9. Before it cools completely, cut it into desired shapes.
10. Serve.

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5 thoughts on “Coconut Burfi

  1. sona said on October 20, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    my husband will love it

  2. anisha said on December 22, 2015 at 9:03 am

    very easy and nice recipe
    gud taste

  3. Smitha said on August 27, 2013 at 4:10 am

    Looks Yum…

  4. aparna said on August 26, 2013 at 11:42 am


  5. ram said on October 16, 2007 at 10:10 pm

    nice recipe…

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