Coconut barfi, a traditional Indian dessert to sweeten up all special occasions. Here are the easy steps of preparation.

coconutbarfirecipePreparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes (excluding the time of cooling)
Servings: makes approximately 8 – 10 pieces (depends upon the thickness of layer)

  •  1 coconut (freshly grated)
  • 1 Litre Milk
  • 2 tsp fresh cream (optional)
  • 250 grams sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder

Preparation Instructions:

  • Add the freshly grated coconut to milk and cook for around 20 minutes on low flame.
  • Stir the mixture continuously till all the milk is absorbed.
  • Add fresh cream and sugar and mix well. Don’t make the mixture too sticky.
  • Remove it from the flame and add cardamom powder.
  • Apply ghee on a plate and spread the mixture evenly. Make a thick layer (you can adjust the thickness according to your wish).
  • Cover it with a thin cotton cloth and keep it in a cool place.
  • Cut it in your desired shape and decorate with your favourite dry fruit.


  • To check if the barfi is ready, insert a knife or spoon inside the mixture, if it comes clean, the barfi is ready.

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