Coconut Burfi or Nariyal Paag

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Coconut Burfi or Nariyal Paag




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Coconut Burfi or Nariyal Paag is quick and delicious dessert perfect for any occasion.Coconut Burfi or Nariyal ka Paag is a popular traditional sweet dish of North India.This sweet is made specially for pooja on Janamashtami as a prasad along with Makhan Mishri and Dhania Burfi, for recipes you can refer my other posts.


Coconut Burfi or Nariyal Paag is a dessert which you will enjoy not only with few ingredients and simple preparation but it taste is also so good.So on the festival of Janamashtami make this simple and quick Coconut Burfi or Nariyal Paag at home with some easy steps.



Here is simple step by step recipe.


So, Let’s Start Now,



Grated coconut(dry) – 2 cup
Sugar – 1 cup
Water – 1 cup
Ghee – 1 tsp
Green cardamom powder – ½ tsp


Chopped cashew nuts – 1 tbsp
Chopped pistachios – 1 tbsp


1.Heat a wok and dry roast the grated coconut for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.IMG_0669
2.Boil sugar and water in a wok, after first boil reduced the heat and boil the sugar syrup till it gets thickened and makes a two string syrup.IMG_0696IMG_0699
3.To check the syrup take a drop of syrup between your two fingers and strech the fingers, if it makes two threads then the thickness of syrup is accurate.
4.Now add dry roasted coconut, 1tsp ghee and cardamom powder.IMG_0703
5.Mix well and cook till the mixture absorb the sugar syrup and reached the desired consistency and after cooling it will become solid.IMG_0704
6.Turn off the heat and set the mixture on greased tray,sprinkle chopped cashew nuts and pistachios, let the mixture to cool down it takes around 10 minutes.IMG_0705IMG_0707
7.Now cut the burfi in desired shape.IMG_0713
8.Delicious burfi or paag is ready for bhog prasad.IMG_0723


Enjoy your  Coconut Burfi or Nariyal Paag.