fasting · Sweets

Fresh Coconut and Jaggery Barfi

This is a very delicious sweet made with fresh coconut and jaggery. The combination of fresh coconut, jaggery and cardamom powder is a perfect one! This can be served during upvas. Instead of sugar, I tried this with jaggery and it turned out well. We all loved it. Try it out!

Coconut is a tropical fruit that is rich in protein.The meat of the coconut is very good in destroying intestinal parasites that we get from eating infected food. 

Jaggery is a rich source of iron.It also contains many minerals salts not found in ordinary sugar. Indian Ayurvedic medicine considers jaggery to be a wholesome sugar beneficial to health. Ayurveda also considers jaggery to be beneficial in treating throat and lung infections.

Ingredients
2 cups finely crushed fresh coconut
2 cups grated jaggery
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
Little ghee for greasing
1 tbsp. ghee

Method

  • Heat ghee in a non-stick kadhai, add the coconut and saute for a minute stirring continuously.
  • Add jaggery, cardamom powder and sugar and cook till thick.
  • Grease a plate with a little ghee and put the mixture into it.
  • Flatten it with your palm or with a back of the spoon and let it cool.
  • Cut into desired shape and enjoy!

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