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Coconut Burfi

Coconut Burfi is a traditional Indian dessert. It is often served in a variety of shapes and flavors.
Coconut Burfi / Coconut Barfi

Coconut Burfi is a traditional Indian sweet that is enjoyed all around the world. Made with simple ingredients like fresh coconut, sugar and cardamom, it is the perfect Indian dessert to share with friends and family.

It can be eaten as it is or it can be used as an ingredient in cooking other desserts. It tastes great on top of ice cream or even as a filling for pancakes or crepes.

The recipe for Coconut Burfi is pretty straightforward and requires just four ingredients: coconut milk, sugar, flour and cardamom powder.

It can be eaten at room temperature or chilled. It is often prepared for festivals like Diwali, Holi and other Indian festivals.

Coconut Burfi / Coconut Barfi

Coconut Burfi / Coconut Barfi


Coconut Burfi / Coconut Barfi
5 from 5 votes

Coconut Burfi Recipe

Coconut Burfi is a traditional Indian dessert. It is often served in a variety of shapes and flavors.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian

Ingredients for Coconut Burfi

  • 1 cup Coconut grated
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/4 cup Water/Milk adjust as required


  • 1 tbsp Cashew nuts broken, fried in 1 tsp ghee

How to make Coconut Burfi

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

Recipe Video

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.


sona October 20, 2016 - 3:31 pm

my husband will love it

anisha December 22, 2015 - 9:03 am

very easy and nice recipe
gud taste

Smitha August 27, 2013 - 4:10 am

Looks Yum…

aparna August 26, 2013 - 11:42 am


ram October 16, 2007 - 10:10 pm

nice recipe…


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