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Coconut Burfi

Easy burfi recipe perfect for any occasion
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Cool time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Coconut Burfi
Servings: 16 pieces
Author: Eateries Delightful


  • 4 cups coconut
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • pinch of nutmeg


  • Use shredded coconut. Pulse it before use for uniform texture
  • Dry roast coconut in low flame for about 10-15 mins. Make sure to the temperature is right, and doesn't brown the shredded coconut. This removes the extra moisture and increases the shelf life of the burfi
  • In a large pan, bring water and sugar to boil. Boil for 5 mins or until light one string consistency is reached.
  • Add dry roasted shredded coconut to sugar syrup. And cook the mixture in medium flame for about 20-25 mins, while stirring.
  • when the mixture is done, it will come together. Pour the mixture onto a greased plate.
  • Cut the burfi into squares after 5 mins, and allow it to cool completely before serving.