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Coconut Dessert recipes

Updated on June 19, 2010

 Here are some simple and easy coconut dessert recipes including coconut burfi and suliyam coconut. These recipes are popular in South India. Learn how to make by following these simple recipes.

Coconut Dessert recipes # 1. Coconut burfi recipe:

Coconut burfi
Coconut burfi


  • Coconut - 1 whole
  • Ghee - 2 tablespoon
  • Water - 1 1/2 cups
  • Sugar - 1 1/4 cup
  • Cashwenut - 5 make it as a paste
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 teaspoon

How to make coconut burfi:

1. Add 2 teaspoons of ghee in a pan and add grated coconut.

2. Fry the coconut for about 1 minute. Keep it separate for later use.

3. Take another vessel and add water, cardamom powder and sugar. Keep it simmer for about 5 minutes.

4. Now add grinded cashewnuts, and coconut.

5. Keep the stove on lower flame and stir well for about 5 to 8 minutes. Turn the stove off when the mixture becomes thick.

6. Pour into the ghee or oil smeared plate.

7. When it is cold, cut into squares or traingles and serve.

8. Delicious coconut burfi is ready.

Coconut Dessert recipes # 2. Suliyam coconut sweet:



  • Gram Dhal- 1 cup
  • Jaggery powdered - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Maida - 1 cup
  • Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Salt - little bit
  • Oil for frying

How to suliyam coconut sweet:

1. Pressure cook gram dal for up to 4 whistle.

2. Grind into a smooth paste.

3. Add 2 teaspoons of oil and add grinded gram dal, cardamom powder, coconut and jaggery.

4. Stir well until the mixture turns thick.

5. When it cools, make small suliyam balls.

6. Take small bowl, add maida, salt and 3/4 cup of water.

7. Dip the suliyam balls in maida and deep fry in oil.

8. Delicious suliyam coconut is ready to eat.

How to make coconut burfi:


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      4 years ago

      Thank you for posting these recipes. I really enjoy coconut!!! And it is so good for us. I love coconut oil on my face and skin. I look forward to trying some of your goodies here. I am grateful I stopped in . God Bless you and yours in the coming year. I hope it is filled in the favor and joy of the Lord. Keep your eyes on Him. My Love, Skye

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      8 years ago from Bangalore

      Hey looking delicious and my mouth watering. see my hubs

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      8 years ago

      how many balls to make 1 cup gram mam


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