How to make Potato Barfi -

Yes, potatoes are an indigenous ingredient in most word cuisines, but you can always trust Indians to do things in style – like use it in a dessert. Your appreciation for the humble potato will increase as each bite of this sweet burfi melts in your mouth.

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Main Ingredients : Fresh coconut (ताज़ा नारियल), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Potato Barfi

Potato Barfi Recipe Card


Hindi: nariyal
Coastal cuisine of India loves the coconut. Be it Goan or Malwani, Karnatak, Tamilian or from Kerala, the taste of coconut reigns supreme. Think about a rich fish curry and try making it obliterating the coconut! It will pass off as a fake. Very correctly termed as the ‘plant of life,’ each and every part of the coconut plant is useful in one or the other way.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 4-5 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Potato Barfi Recipe

  • Fresh coconut grated 2 cups

  • Sugar 2 cups

  • Potatoes boiled 3 medium

  • Milk powder 2 tablespoons

  • Cardamom powder a pinch

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon


Step 1

In a mixing bowl, combine the coconut and sugar and set aside for 10-15 minutes till the sugar starts leaving water.

Step 2

In another mixing bowl, grate the potato, add the milk powder and cardamom powder and mix well. Combine both the mixtures.

Step 3

Heat a nonstick pan, cook the mixture and cook the mixture on low heat, stirring continuously until the mixture starts to thicken.

Step 4

Add half the ghee and continue cooking till the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan.

Step 5

Grease a barfi tray with ghee and pour the cooked mixture and spread evenly. Set aside to cool for 4-5 hours.

Step 6

Cut into pieces and serve.

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