Coconut Burfi Thengai Burfi
Coconut Burfi | Thengai Burfi | Burfi Recipes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Resting Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins
Coconut Burfi | Thengai Burfi | Nariyal Burfi Recipe is a tasty and juicy Burfi recipe which is prepared using fresh coconut and sugar and a dash of cardamom for a nice flavour.
Course: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: coconut Burfi, nariyal burfi, thengai Burfi
Servings: 3
Calories: 400 kcal
Author: Akila
  • coconut – 1.5 cups
  • Sugar – 3/4 to 1 cup
  • ghee – 2 tsp
  • cashews – 5 to 6 broken into small piece( you can also add pottukadalai
  • cardamom – 2 pinch
  1. In a big heavy bottomed pan, add ghee.
  2. Break some 5 to 6 cashews. Add the broken cashews and fry till its becomes light brown colour.
  3. Remove it and keep it aside.
  4. Cook the coconuts
  5. In the same pan, add the coconut and along with it, add the sugar also.
  6. Mix well so that sugar starts to dissolve.
  7. The coconut and sugar, starts to loosen first, with light bubbles and looks watery first.
  8. But it starts to thicken after about 7 minutes. Keep the flame to low and keep stirring the coconut mixture.
  9. Now add the fried cashews and cardamom and mix well.
  10. The mixture starts to thicken now and leaves it sides.
  11. Switch off the stove now. Immediately grease a plate with little ghee. You would have also grease and keep a plate ready at the beginning itself.
  12. transfer the coconut mixture to this plate.
  13. Flatten the content using a glass tumbler or metal tumbler by applying little ghee, so that mixture does not stick to the tumbler.
  14. This is done to make the upper part of the burfi becomes smooth as well.
  15. Shaping and setting the Burfi
  16. Leave it to rest for about 10 minutes.
  17. After about 10 minutes of time, apply little ghee in a knife or a pizza cutter.
  18. cut them into squares or as per your desired shapes immediately so that it will be easy to break once they harden. You need to wait for 10 minutes, so that they won’t be more gooey by that time.
  19. Leave it for 1 hour to rest or to harden. Once the Burfi hardens, break them and store them in a air tight container or serve them fresh.
  20. Yummy and tasty Coconut Burfi | Thengai Burfi is ready.

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