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Coconut Barfi
By : Sanaya
Category : Sugar, Maharashtra, Easy cooking
Servings : 8
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. In an large bowl mix coconut and sugar and keep aside for 10 mins.
  2. Heat a non stick pan/vessel put the cocounut-mixture and mix well on meduim flame for 5 mins.
  3. Keep stirring continuosly.
  4. Reduce the flame to low and stir for another 7 - 8 mins.
  5. Add cardamom powder and optional essences at this stage.
  6. Keep stirring till mixture gets dry.
  7. Pour the mixture immediately onto a greased plate and smoothen it out.
  8. Wait for 2 mins to cool and immediately cut into square or diamond shapes.
  9. Allow it to cool completely before transferring to an air tight jar.

Note: The quantity of sugar can be reduced for those who prefer it to be less sweet. It`s a very basic barfi recipe and most importantly can be made without milk or khoya.

2 cups grated coconut
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
A few strands of saffron/2-3 drops of rose/strawberry essence (optional)
Ghee (for greasing the plate)
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