Coconut Barfi


  • 2 cups desiccated coconut/fresh coconut
  • ½ cup coarsely powdered cashews
  •  ¼ cup dry dates powder
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 cup raisins or as required to bind the barfi
  • a pinch of salt.


Mix all the ingredients except the raisins very well. Mash the raisins and knead them in the coconut mixture. Press this mixture in the steel plate and cut into the desired shapes. Garnish with desiccated coconut. Refrigerate the barfi for 6-8 hours before de-plating. Store in the refrigerator.

Makes about 25 squares