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Coconut Burfi
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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A popular Indian sweet made with coconut. This traditional sweet is mostly prepared during the festival of lights,Diwali.


  • 4 cups of coconut, desiccated
  • 4 cups of sugar syrup
  • 2 Tbsp khoya
  • 1 Tbsp almonds, blanched and shredded
  • 1 Tbsp pistachio, blanched and shredded
  • 1 tsp ghee


  1. For the sugar syrup -
  2. Add sugar and water in the same proportions in a pan.
  3. Start heating the mixture and keep stirring continuously else the sugar will stick to the bottom and caramelize.
  4. When all the sugar dissolves and it becomes nice and thick, put off the flame.

    For the coconut burfi -
  5. In a thick bottomed kadai, mix the coconut and the sugar syrup.
  6. Roast it until it thickens up and acquires a halwa-like consistency.
  7. Add the pistachio and almonds.
  8. Brush on the ghee in a tray and spread the coconut batter on it. Smoothen out the edges of the batter and cut into burfi shapes when it cools down. Serve.

Shara Garg »» 2 months ago »»

my fav recipe...!!