Microwave Coconut Barfi


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Grated coconut is cooked to perfection with sugar, milk and ghee to make this all time favourite barfi. Be very careful whilst cooking this dessert as even a few extra seconds can cause the barfi to harden up.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 10 pieces
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1 cup fresh grated coconut
1/4 cup milk
3 tbsp sugar
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
a few drops saffron colour
2 tsp ghee

  1. In microwave safe bowl, mix together the ghee and fresh coconut and microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring once after 1 minute.
  2. Add the milk, sugar, cardamom powder and yellow colour and microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring once after 1 minute.
  3. Remove and spread the mixture onto a greased thali with a 125 mm. (5") diameter and allow it to set for 1 hour. Cut into rectangles and store in an air-tight container.

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