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Coconut burfi is a delicious sweet specially made during the festival of Deepawali, the Indian festival of light. It is made from coconut and milk, garnished with raisins.

Coconut barfi is a part of a class of Indian sweets known as Barfi. Barfis are made from milk and are solid with various shapes and sizes, square being the most common one. These are numerous types of barfis. Each region boasts of a speciality of barfi. Coconut Barfi is also known as Kopra Pak.

Narkeler naru is another type of coconut sweet dish.

To prepare coconut barfi, you will require 2 to 3 cups of fresh grated coconut, 2 cans of condensed milk, 1 tbsp cardamom powder, 1/2 cp sugar, 1 cup blanched and sliced almonds, 6 tbsp ghee.

Put the condensed milk, coconut and sugar in a pan and heat it over medium heat. Cook the mixture and keep stirring till it is 1/4 th its original volume. Now mix the ghee. Keep on cooking till you can see the ghee separating from the rest of the semi-solid material. Next add the cardamom powder to the mixture. Remove from heat. On a flat surface, spread the fudge evenly into a half inch thick layer. Now sprinkle the almonds all over the surface. Cut even sized squares and allow them to cool down. Coconut burfi is ready to be eaten.

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