Thengai Burfi(Coconut Burfi)

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Thengai Burfi(Coconut Burfi)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :2 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 17 Min


Serves : 12
  • 2 cups grated coconut

  • 1.5 cups sugar

  • 1 tsp ghee (little more for greasing)

  • 1/8 tsp cardamom powder/ elaichi

  • 2 tbsp chopped pistachios or cashews or as needed


  • Grease a pan or keep a parchment paper ready.
  • Heat a pan with ghee.
  • Toast cashews if using. Set aside.
  • Add coconut and sugar. Mix and cook together on a medium flame.
  • Mixture turns gooey and bubbly.
  • Continue to cook until the mixture comes together and begins to leave the sides of the pan.
  • Pour it immediately to a greased plate, foil or butter paper. Level it well.
  • Quickly add the nuts and tuck them in.
  • Cut them to desired sizes while it is still warm.
  • Cool and store coconut barfi in a air tight jar.