Janmashtami special recipe: Coconut Barfi

Janmashtami special recipe: Coconut Barfi
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2-3 cups of scraped coconut shreds
1 cup of sugar
1 tbsp of ghee
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1-1/2 cups of water
2 tbsp of milk


Firstly, in a heated pan put the coconut shreds and fry it for sometime. 

After the coconut milk moisture looks settled a bit, remove it.

Then, boil water in another container. Add sugar and stir till it boils. 

Put the milk to the boiling sugar syrup, add the fried coconut shreds to it.

Stir till the coconut and sugar syrup are blended properly. You can now add ghee and cardamom powder.

When the mixture turns thick, place it onto a plate with ghee smeared over it. 

Flatten the surface evenly with the help of an oiled flat slice.

Cut into squares or any shape of your own choice once it turns cold.

Your dish is ready to be served. 


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