Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) | How to make Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce)

By Namita Tiwari  |  29th Mar 2016  |  
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About Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) Recipe

Doce de grão is a popular Goan sweet. It is prepared during Christmas, festivities, celebrations and special occasions like marriage. It is a soft fudgy sweet with lovely flavors of coconut and cardamom. It is a healthy sweet that can be made in advance, stored and savoured as and when you like it.

Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) by Namita Tiwari will help you to prepare the perfect Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) in your kitchen at home. Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) needs 180 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce). This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce). In case you have any questions on how to make the Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Namita Tiwari. Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce)

Ingredients to make Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce)

  • 250 grams chana dal (split bengal gram)
  • 200 grams desiccated coconut
  • 450 grams granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon green cardamom powder
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoon ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

How to make Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce)

  1. Clean the chana dal and soak it in water for 3 to 4 hours. After this time, drain and keep aside.
  2. Add just enough water to cover the dal and pressure cook till its tender. Then let it cool to a room temperature.
  3. Grind the dal into a fine, smooth and thick paste.
  4. Transfer this paste into a thick bottom steel wok. Add the coconut, sugar and salt and cook on a medium heat.
  5. Keep stirring continuously. The mixture will be thin initially but as it cooks, it will start thickening. The mixture will bubble and splutter. A ladle with long handle will be convenient for stirring.
  6. The mixture will keep thickening and requires constant and vigorous stirring till it leaves the sides of the wok. Soon it will become quite dry and come together as a ball. Add the ghee and powdered cardamom and give it a good final stir.
  7. Grease a big size tray or a part of kitchen counter. Empty the mixture and roll it out into one inch thick rectangle with a greased rolling pin. Cut into diamond shapes while warm.
  8. Serve when it is cold.

My Tip:

Adjust the sugar according to taste. Getting the right consistency of mixture is important otherwise it will not set. Add more cardamom for intense flavour.

Reviews for Doce de grão (Goan Chonya Doce) (5)

Ezlinda De Souza10 months ago

Love it

soni rathore3 years ago

looks delicious. ...

R.Anandi Anand3 years ago

looks so Yummy ..tempting ...

Shalini Dubey3 years ago

looks very good dear!

Bindiya Sharma3 years ago

very lovely...waiting for more Goan desserts from you Namita!

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