Coconut barfi

Posted on August 26, 2009. Filed under: Sweets | Tags: , , , |

Grated coconut is cooked to perfection with sugar, milk and ghee to make this all time favourite barfi. Be very careful whilst cooking this dessert as even a few extra seconds can cause the barfi to harden up.

Coconut-Burfi

Cooking Time : 4 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Makes 10 pieces.

Ingredients
1 cup fresh coconut, grated
¼ cup milk
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cardamom (elaichi) powder
a few drops saffron yellow colour
2 teaspoons ghee
Method
1. In microwave safe bowl, mix together the ghee and fresh coconut and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes, stirring once after 1 minute.
2. Add the milk, sugar, cardamom powder and yellow colour and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes, stirring once after 1 minute.
3. Remove and spread the mixture onto a greased thali with a 125 mm. (5″) diameter and allow it to set for 1 hour. Cut into rectangles and store in an air-tight container.

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