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Sunday, February 10, 2013

COCONUT BURFI RECIPE| THENGAI BURFI - STEP BY STEP

COCONUT BURFI | THENGAI BURFI



COCONUT BURFI - A very quick and simple sweet to prepare, made with freshly grated coconut, roasted gram and sugar.It is quite delicate in taste and keeps well in the fridge up to a month.

Yields : 12- 14 pieces
Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 30 - 45 minutes
Recipe Source : Grandmom

For this recipe you need

  •  1 cup of freshly grated coconut
  •  1 cup of roasted gram | pottukadalai powder
  •  2 cups of sugar
  •  2 - 3 tbsp. of ghee
  • 1/2 tsp. of cardamom powder
  • 1 - 2 tbsp. of chopped nuts ( badam and pista) - optional

Preparation

Place a pan over low heat and fry the shredded coconut gently



Combine the sugar and water in heavy-based pan . When the sugar melts and starts boiling, simmer for 5-7 minutes to make a thick sugar syrup.



Now add the fried shredded coconut, roasted gram powder and stir it well, until well blended.



Add ghee and cardamom powder.


Stir constantly, until the mixture becomes thick and starts leaving the sides of the pan. Grease a plate with little ghee. Pour the mixture on the greased plate. 


Sprinkle some chopped nuts on top and flatten the surface evenly. Allow it to cool, then slice into desired shapes. Serve cold.




44 comments:

Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

yummy and my fav:)

Arthy Suman said...

This is something similar to coconut candy which is so famous in Malaysia...

Helen Prabha said...

My favorite sweet....I love it.:-)

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Very delicious and yummy burfis..

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Looks perfect ....I love coconut ladoos and burfis ..My favorite :-)
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Vimitha Anand said...

Ah looks so tempting and fresh

Laxmi said...

wow.. looks so perfect.. i like this.. :)

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Chitra said...

wow , looks great.. I must try soon :)

Swasthi Blank said...

they have come out so perfect and must have tasted absolutely divine. good clicks Aruna

sowmya(creative saga) said...

My favourite..looks delicious..have never tried adding pottukadalai..

Sona S said...

looks delicious..

Saranya Balaji said...

its my fav from chilhood...i love it:)ur pic looks lovely

Hamaree Rasoi said...

one of the very first sweet that I learnt to make...nice post...

Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory) said...

Yummy burfi, love anything with coconut!

EncourageSpice said...

tempting guys , ooo, roasted gram never knew they add it , shld try

Prathima Rao said...

Too yummy!!!
Prathima Rao
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Subhie Arun said...

yummy n inviting!

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Wow perfect burfi dear,pls pass it...

Srikitchen said...

delicious n mouthwatering!

regards,
Srilekha
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PT said...

its in my to-do list.. will make it soon.. it reminds me of my childhood :) well made..

Vidya Chandrahas said...

Thanks for visiting my spacce.
I love coconut flavor and burfis.made it nicely.

Jeyashrisuresh said...

Very tempting burfis, craving for some now

Julie said...

yummy mouthwatering dessert!!
Love to see your recipe linked up in Flavors Of Cuisines-"Mexican"

divya said...

Gosh, looks so tempting..

Gauri said...

So perfectly white, superb!

Shanthi said...

very tempting..adding pottukadalai is new to me..i will try it soon...

gayathri said...

looks perfect and mouth watering...
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Suja Manoj said...

Drool,tempting burfi

ramya anand said...

Yumm!!So simple to make!!

Rumana Ambrin said...

Very yummy looking burfi...

pria said...

my fav , and looks really good

Mahi said...

Adding pottu kadalai Is new to me...delicious burfi!

Anu said...

Perfect shape and looks delicious, even adding gram flour is new to me. Will try ur version.

Maha Gadde said...

looks so delicious!!

Familycook said...
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Familycook said...

Barfi looks totally delicious! My Mom adds rose essence and it makes a huge difference. I am now inspired to try making it soon

February 11, 2013 at 10:28 PM

Veena Theagarajan said...

so yummy looks so good

ShravsCookBookBlog said...

I love coconut burfi
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Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran said...

Superb burfi. So delicious. So tempting.

themustardseed said...

Love this dessert. I often make it with condensed milk.

pepper bowl said...

Burfies are fantastice!! love it!!

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious that is only word I have.

Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

Woow. Awesome burfi..authentic too..