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Coconut Squares

December 27, 2011
Author Notes

Coconut squares are simple sweet with a hint of cardamom and saffron. —PistachioDoughnut

  • Makes 10 to 15 pieces
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Freshly Grated coconut or dry grated coconut
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely powdered cardamom
  • A pinch of Saffron (Optional)
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Dry fruits like almonds or pistachios for garnishing
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Take Ghee in pan , add the milk and coconut. Mix it well. Keep stirring till the mixture thickens. Once the mixture looks thick in consistency add sugar and cardamom. and if using saffron then dissolve saffron in a bowl of 2 to 3 tablespoons of warm milk and add it to this mixture. Keep stirring till the sugar dissolves and the mixture is lumpy for about 15 minutes.
  2. Transfer this mixture to greased dish. Spread it properly and garnish it with chopped almonds and pistachios. And, once it cools off cut them into bite sized pieces.

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