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coconut burfi recipe
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coconut burfi recipe | nariyal barfi | coconut barfi | thengai burfi

easy coconut burfi recipe | nariyal barfi | coconut barfi | thengai burfi
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 21 piece


  • 3 cup coconut grated
  • 2 cup sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tbsp cream optional
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder


  • firstly, take 3 cup freshly grated coconut into large kadai.
  • add 2 cup sugar and ½ cup milk.
  • mix well on medium flame until sugar dissolves completely.
  • keep stirring till the mixture starts to thicken. (takes approx. 10 minutes)
  • now add 2 tbsp cream.
  • continue to cook on medium flame stirring continuously.
  • the mixture starts to thicken after 20 minutes.
  • and after 25 minutes, coconut mixture will start to separate from pan.
  • continue to cook until the mixture starts to hold the shape.
  • now add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  • transfer the prepared dough into a greased plate lined with baking paper.
  • set well forming a block.
  • allow to set for 10 minute, or till it sets completely yet warm.
  • now unmould and cut into pieces.
  • finally, serve coconut burfi / nariyal barfi or store in airtight container for a week in refrigerator.