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.




Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)

44 Comments

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

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  2. Looks perfect ....I love coconut ladoos and burfis ..My favorite :-)
    ShrutiRasoi
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  3. wow.. looks so perfect.. i like this.. :)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  11. Too yummy!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  12. Wow perfect burfi dear,pls pass it...

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  13. delicious n mouthwatering!

    regards,
    Srilekha
    http://www.srishkitchen.com/

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

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

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  16. Very tempting burfis, craving for some now

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

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

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  19. looks perfect and mouth watering...
    http://foody-buddy.blogspot.com/

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  20. my fav , and looks really good

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

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

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  24. 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

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  25. I love coconut burfi
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  26. Superb burfi. So delicious. So tempting.

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

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  28. Burfies are fantastice!! love it!!

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  29. Delicious that is only word I have.

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