Coconut Burfi

I have never made coconut burfi before and this is my first attempt at making burfis.This recipe is adapted from a cook book and hope you all will enjoy it.This is my entry to RCI Tamil Festival Event – Diwali


  1. Grated coconut – 1 cup
  2. Sugar – 2 cups
  3. Milk – 1/2 cup
  4. Butter – 1/4 tsp
  5. cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp


  1. In a pan,Add coconut ,milk and cook till bubbles appear.
  2. Continue cooking, stirring continuously, for 10-12 minutes.
  3. Simultaneously, boil sugar in 1 cup water to make the syrup.
  4. Pour the sugar syrup into coconut mix, stirring gently and continuously.
  5. Add butter, and continue stirring, till soft lump forms.
  6. Add cardamom powder.
  7. Transfer the mixture into a ghee smeared plate and spread evenly with a spoon.
  8. Cool and cut into square or diamond shapes using a knife.
  9. Store in an air tight container.


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18 Responses

  1. Viji says:

    Prajusha, thank you for the entry. Very simple and neat recipe. This year Diwali will be great 🙂 Viji

  2. lissie says:

    what a great treat for Diwali! this ia a very delicious sweet.

  3. Happy Cook says:

    Prajusha, I love coconut burfi. When i was a young girl my mom used to make them a lot of time.
    They look delicious.
    Young girl part was years and years and years ago :-))))

  4. Asha says:

    My comment just disappeared!!

    I was saying not bad at all for a first try,looks yum.

  5. Asha says:

    Looks great for a first attempt sweetie. YUM!:)

  6. bindiyasingh says:

    Love the coconut flavor in these burfi’s ,good first attempt.;

  7. Laavanya says:

    I made coconut burfi over the weekend too and intend to submit it for RCI 🙂 BUt my recipe doesn’t include milk. Looking good.

  8. seena says:

    Looks good praju…have to try full sweets here..:)

  9. Rina says:

    Lovely burfis. My GM used to make laddos like this. Great treat!!

  10. Mansi says:

    looks very nice and tasty! I made coconut laddoos recently and blogged about it…thi is a perfect diwali treat!:)

    in the next dish, try some peaches, and send it over to AFAM-Peach event:)

  11. Pravs says:

    nalla burfi..looks good for the first attempt.

  12. bhags says:

    nice looking coconut burfi…its my fav

  13. Sirisha Kilambi says:

    I used to eat a lot of these burfis when I was a kid……..looks nice dear……:-)

  14. TBC says:

    What a coincidence. I made the same thing too!

  15. TBC says:

    I just posted my comment here. Where did it disappear?

  16. Shella says:

    The burfi looks really good. Just ready to be picked up.

  17. Bharathy says:

    Very good prajusha…u r so good a cook to try this sweet!!

  18. meeso says:

    Hehehe…your first attempt at this turned out much better than my attempt to make your rawa kesari 😀 Looks very good!

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