Coconut Burfi

Coconut Burfi Recipe | Nariyal Burfi | Kopra Burfi

Nutritional Value: 123 Calories / Serving Fat 37 cal Carbs 84 cal Protein 2 cal

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Coconut Burfi,, Nariyal Burfi, Thengai Burfi
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 40
Calories 123 kcal
Author Kalyon Subbarao


  • 1 ½ tbsp Ghee
  • 4 cups Freshly Grated Coconut
  • 4 cups Sugar
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • 2 nos Elachi Pods/ ¼ tsp Elachi Powder


How to Make Coconut Burfi ….?

  1. Take a thick bottomed pan and add freshly grated coconut along with sugar and milk, stir the mixture on medium heat continuously, the sugar melts and mixes with fresh coconut and milk forms a thick liquid. This process takes at least 20 to 25 minutes. Would advise cooking in medium flame/heat to avoid charring.
  2. At this stage, the whole mixture looks like a froth.
  3. When the mixture starts separating from the pan add the cardamom powder, if using fresh pods, it has to be added along with the freshly grated coconut.
  4. Once the mixture seems to come together add ghee and take off the flame and pour it into a greased container (with ghee) (8*8 inches).
  5. Tap the container so that any air bubbles escape and leave it cool for 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. When the mixture/dough of coconut burfi is warm itself cut it into small square pieces with a knife or any sharp object.
  7. Let is set for another 10 to 15 minutes and unmould it into dry and store it in an airtight container. Enjoy as when required.
  8. It can be garnished with pistachio or cashew nuts as desired.

Recipe Notes