Express recipe: How to make Besan Nariyal Barfi

If you have a sweet tooth, here's a recipe that might interest you. The Besan Nariyal Barfi can be easily prepared at home.

Written by Nisha Madhulika | Updated: December 29, 2014 6:27 pm
Besan Nariyal Barfi Besan Nariyal Barfi recipe (Source: nishamadhulika.com)

If you have a sweet tooth, here’s a recipe that might interest you. The Besan Nariyal Barfi can be easily prepared at home. So what are you waiting for?

INGREDIENTS
100 grams Gram flour – 1 cup
100 grams Coconut powder – 1 cup
225 grams Sugar – 1 cup
1/2 cup Milk
125 grams ghee – 1/2 cup
2-3 tbsp cashews
1 tbsp Pistachios
4-5 pieces Cardamom

METHOD
For making besan coconut barfi, heat ghee in a wok.

Add besan in ghee and cook on medium flame. Stir constantly and cook until it gets little dark in color. Take out roasted besan in a plate.

besan1 Add besan in ghee and cook on medium flame. (Source: nishamadhulika.com)

Now add coconut in the wok and roast for 1-2 minutes on medium flame. Stir constantly. Take it out in a separate bowl.

besan2 Now add coconut in the wok and roast for 1-2 minutes on medium flame. (Source: nishamadhulika.com)

MAKING SUGAR SYRUP
Add sugar and milk in a wok and cook on medium flame until sugar melts completely. Make sure the consistency of sugar syrup is thick.

besan3 Add sugar and milk in a wok and cook on medium flame until sugar melts completely. (Source: nishamadhulika.com)

For this take 1-2 drops of syrup on a plate.

Check the syrup with the help of your finer. There should be formation of long thin threads in syrup and it should be gooey in texture. Turn off the gas.

Make 8-10 pieces of each cashew, cut pistachios thinly. Peel cardamom and grind coarsely to make powder.

Add roasted coconut, besan, chopped cashews, pistachios and cardamom powder and mix all ingredients well.

Grease a plate or tray with some ghee. Pour the barfi mixture on tray and spread it evenly with a spatula. Sprinkle chopped pistachios over the mixture and press them gently. Allow the barfi to set.

Cut the Besan coconut barfi in any shape and size as per your desire. Delicious Besan coconut barfi is ready. Store the barfi in air tight container for almost one month and enjoy eating.

Suggestions:
Dry fruits can be used as per your taste. Use the ones you like the most and skip those you don’t like.

A homemaker in Noida, and passionate about cooking, Nisha Madhulika at 54 started http://www.nishamadhulika.com in 2007. She started her YouTube channel in mid 2011. She is known for making recipes with easily available ingredients. She has posted more than 1100 videos on her channel so far. She is one of the most popular chefs online and was recently featured in YouTube Top Chefs coffee table book.

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