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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.
- Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the cardamom seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the coconut and sauté on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes.
- 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.
- 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.
- Garnish with pistachios, press it lightly using the flat ladle and keep aside to cool completely for 1 hour.
- Cut into square pieces and serve or store in an air-tight container.
- 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 per piece
|Vitamin A||71.8 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.2 mg|
|Vitamin C||0.6 mg|
|Folic Acid||4.7 mcg|
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