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Coconut bharfi

By: sneha of Abu Dhabi, AE

very easy

Filed in Desserts and Sweets

Serves 4 people

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a sweet that can be made in just 30 minutes....and is interesting to serve instead of the usual shop made sweets.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups coconut grated (1 whole)
  • 3/4 tsp elachi powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • a pinch of kesar food colour(optional)
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • a pinch of salt
  • 5-6 roasted cashew  and raisns for garnish


  1. heat ghee and roast cashew and raisins and set aside.
  2. in the same add the whole cup of sugar and the water and allow to boil.
  3. add the food colour and 1/2 of the elaichi powder and a pinch of salt
  4. when the sugar begins to get syrupy,which is almost getting close to caramelizing add the grated coconut and stir continuously.
  5. simmer and keep stirring till the entire sugar is well absorbed and at this stage you can smell the coconut aroma.
  6. stir well till till the entire moisture is absorbed and transfer to a plate.
  7. spread it evenly and cut into squares when warm and garnish with nuts and sprinkle the remaining elaichi powder also.
  8. serve after it is cooled down.

Latest Comments

By rajeswari on 12/9/2009 11:32:00 PM

rabz,i tried with dessicated coconut and milkmaid,it came out well.i just added both and keep in the fridge for few hrs.exact candy type burfi came.i saw in zee and i tried that.3:1 is right one for dessicated too.u can try.

By sneha on 12/8/2009 1:23:00 PM

thanx Rabz.....you may try with dessicated or dry coconut but i prefer making with fresh one.i love the variety you have been giving with recipes too....

By rabz on 12/8/2009 8:10:00 AM

Hi Sneha nice recipe, Will dry coconut give the same taste if I can't find fresh ones?Thanks.


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