About Coconut Barfi | Nariyal Barfi Recipe: A popular Indian sweet made with coconut. Made with just a few ingredients and less than an hour, this barfi recipe is ideal to prepare on special occasions and various festivals at home. This traditional sweet is mostly prepared during the festival of lights, Diwali. Khoya, almonds and pistachios along with dessicated coconut prepared together in ghee makes for this delectable Indian sweet.
Ingredients of Coconut Barfi | Nariyal Barfi
4 Cups desiccated coconut
4 cups sugar syrup
2 tbsp khoya
1 tbsp almonds (shredded), blanched
1 tbsp pistachio (shredded), blanched
1 tsp ghee
How to Make Coconut Barfi | Nariyal Barfi
Prepare sugar syrup:
1.Add sugar and water in the same proportions in a pan.
2.Start heating the mixture and keep stirring continuously else the sugar will stick to the bottom and caramelize.
3.When all the sugar dissolves and it becomes nice and thick, put off the flame.
Prepare coconut burfi:
1.In a thick bottomed kadai, mix the coconut and the sugar syrup.
2.Roast it until it thickens up and acquires a halwa-like consistency.
3.Add the pistachio and almonds.
4.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.