Famous majorly in Eastern India, Coconut Barfi is a traditional festive sweet. These barfis are prepared by cooking fresh coconut meat scrapings in milk and sugar, until the mixture is reduced to a tasty consistency.

  •  Prepping Time: 15 mins
  •  Cooking Time: 30 mins
  •  Level of Cooking: Easy
  •  Taste: Sweet
  •  Serves: 5


  • Fresh coconut, grated – 3 cups
  • Sugar – 2 cups
  • Milk – ½ cup
  • Cream (optional) – 2 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp


Step 1: Take freshly grated coconut in a deep bottomed vessel.

To grate a coconut, pry the white meat from the brown skin. Take the white pieces of coconut and put them in a food