How to make Suji and Cocobnut Barfi-Cook Smart -

Semolina and fresh coconut are cooked with sugar and yogurt to make these delicious burfis

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Coarse semolina (suji), Fine semolina (suji)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Mithais

Suji and Cocobnut Barfi-Cook Smart

Suji and Cocobnut Barfi-Cook Smart Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Suji and Cocobnut Barfi-Cook Smart Recipe

  • Coarse semolina (suji) 1C cup

  • Fine semolina (suji) 1 cup

  • Fresh coconut scraped 1 cup

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Baking powder 2 teaspoons

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cups

  • Ghee 1/2 cup + to grease

  • Rose water 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice extracted 1/2


Step 1

Cook sugar with 1 cup water in a non-stick pan till the sugar dissolves.

Step 2

Put both coarse and fine semolina in a mixing bowl. Add baking powder and mix well. Add yogurt and mix well.

Step 3

Add ghee and mix well. Add coconut and mix well. Add rose water and mix well. Refrigerate for some time.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 180º C. Grease a barfi tray with ghee.

Step 5

Add lemon juice to sugar syrup, mix well and cook till it thickens. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 6

Spread the semolina mixture evenly in the greased tray. Smoothen the surface with a spoon dipped in water. Cut into squares, place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 45 minutes or till the top becomes golden brown.

Step 7

Remove tray from the oven. Pour hot sugar syrup on top and let the barfi pieces soak the syrup.

Step 8

Separate the pieces and serve.

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