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Coconut Barfi

Sanjula Thangkhiew
0 minutes
Prep Time
90 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Coconut Barfi RECIPE

A traditional sweet made from coconut and condensed milk.

Recipe Tags

  • South Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup Desiccated Coconut (unsweetened)
  2. 3/4 cup Milk
  3. 3/4 cup Sweetened condensed milk
  4. 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  5. 1 tsp Sugar
  6. 2-3 tsp Ghee
  7. Pink food coloring


  1. Warm the milk. Add the milk and dessicated coconut and mix together.Keep aside for 1 hour.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan. Add the milk soaked coconut and cook on a low flame for 2-3 mins.
  3. Now add in the condensed milk and stir for 5 mins.
  4. Add sugar and cardamon powder. Stir and cook till the mixture thickens.
  5. Keep stirring on a low flame for 20-25 mins till the ghee starts releasing from the sides.
  6. Pour the coconut barfi mixture, leaving 1/2 cup, into a greased tray and let it cool for 10 mins in the refrigerator.
  7. Add a few drops of pink food coloring to the reserved 1/2 cup of the mixture and mix well, then spread a thin layer on top. Sprinkle grated coconut and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  8. Slice the coconut barfi into bars and serve.

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Rekha Ghadawala
Rekha Ghadawala   Apr-12-2018


Deepali Saxena
Deepali Saxena   Mar-21-2018

Tried it and it was awesome.. But made some changes..milkmaid quantity was less. It gave me perfect barfi

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