Sunday, October 19, 2014

Kesar Pista Coconut Burfi/Barfi - DiwaliSweets

Usually after Navrathri, we use up the coconut kept in the kalasam by making any sweet out of it. I had 4 coconuts lying around in the kitchen, i still have 3 out of them. So, with the kalasam coconut, it was 5. So, i made this Kesar Pista Coconut Burfi using 2 of them. It is a pretty easy sweet to make, you got to put everything together and stir a bit. Only care to be taken is not to scrape the coconut clean along with the brown peel of it. 
Ingredients (Makes 2 dozen squares)
3.5 Cups Freshly grated Coconut
2 Cups of Sugar
1/2 Cup Milk
1/2 Cup Water
2 generous pinches of Saffron
1/4 cup chopped pistachios
2-3 tbsp ghee + 1 tsp for greasing the plate.

Method

  • Grease a flat plate with ghee and keep aside until need. Take everything except Ghee in a heavy-bottom kadai, Mix everything well and cook it in a medium flame.
  • Keep stirring frequently, when the liquid has almost evaporated, add ghee and mix well and keep stirring.
  • When the mixture starts leaving the sides of the pan and moves along your ladle. It is time to transfer it into the greased plate.
  • Transfer the mixture on to the greased plate, smoothen the top using a greased bowl or parchment paper. When it is warm make markings using a knife,on top of the burfi.
  • Let it cool well completely. Break the burfi along the marked lines and store it in an air-tight container. I  stored in the refrigerator, since it was there for more than a 3 days.

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14 comments:

  1. Coconut barfi a favorite. Kesar pista is an added bonus.

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  2. I love coconut sweets and this sounds simple. Should the coconut be grated finely and does it have a good shelf life?

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    1. yes vaishali, the coconut should grated fine. to get a smooth finished burfi.

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  3. Perfect squares, loved the illustrative clicks.

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  4. Priya pack me some, hard to resist to this fantastic barfis, lovely Diwali sweets;.

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  5. oh... these must have tasted awesome with the tinge of saffron and bites of pistas... yum...

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  6. Wow..Droolicious coconut burfi with kesar ,happy diwali to you and your family

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  7. Perfect sweet for the festival season...good one..

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  8. Perfectly made coconut-pista burfis.

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  9. love the texture of these soft and moist burfi

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  10. Nice, simple recipe. Is that a peacock pendant in the background? It looks gorgeous.

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