Kopra Pak


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Kopra Pak

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With its rich flavour and irresistible texture, this traditional sweet tends to be a bit addictive because our taste buds are sure to yearn for more of the magical experience. Full-fat milk and coconut cooked together give this sweet an intense flavour and amazing, coarse texture, while cardamom casts a pleasant spell on our palate! An all-time favourite with people of all ages, the Kopra Pak can be stored in an airtight container for 4-5 days.

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Kopra Pak recipe - How to make Kopra Pak

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 pieces
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Ingredients
3 cups freshly grated coconut
1 tbsp ghee
a few cardamom (elaichi) seeds
3 cups full-fat milk
1 1/2 cups sugar

For The Garnish
1 tbsp blanched and finely chopped pistachios
Method
  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the cardamom seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the coconut and sauté on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes.
  3. Add the milk and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 45 minutes, while stirring occasionally and scraping the sides of the pan.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a greased thali of 175 mm. (7”) diameter and 25 mm. (1”) in height and spread it evenly using a flat ladle.
  5. Garnish with pistachios, press it lightly using the flat ladle and keep aside to cool completely for 1 hour.
  6. Cut into square pieces and serve or store in an air-tight container.

Handy tip:

  1. Kopra pak stays fresh for 4 to 5 days at room temperature in an air-tight container. To store for more days, refrigerated and store in an air-tight container.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy218 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates23.1 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat11.8 g
Cholesterol6.4 mg
Sodium11.6 mg

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Kopra Pak
5
 on 18 Jan 18 12:27 PM


Madam Tarla... Thank you for your traditional and innovative recepies. It has always turned out tasty and are very simple to follow and do. Regards. Kiran.
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Tarla Dalal    We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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18 Jan 18 04:29 PM
Kopra Pak
5
 on 20 Oct 17 12:28 PM


I rarely get in the kitchen. Tried this for Diwali yesterday. Turned out to be perfect. The recipes are simple on your website. A novice like me also can cook. have tried cakes, magaz earlier.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, we are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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23 Oct 17 03:15 PM
Kopra Pak
5
 on 29 Sep 16 05:18 PM


lovely sweet. One mithai always make during diwali. The flavour of cardamom in it blends so well. Love the homemade version more now.