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Rava Coconut Burfi Recipe | Diwali Sweets

By Ranjani Raj @ranjaniskitchen

Rava coconut burfi recipe – easy and simple to make Diwali sweet always have a special place in Diwali menu. Rather than plain coconut burfi and rava burfi, this coconut rava burfi  has a unique taste. Crunchiness of rava and chewy coconut will tempt you to eat more. I added cashews only. You can add your favorite nuts.This recipe hardly takes 30 mins including preparation and cooking. This is not a Diwali sweet alone, you can make at any time or to serve for guests or for gift packing.


How to make Rava Coconut Burfi recipe:

  1. Grease a plate using ghee and keep it aside.
  2. Heat a strong bottomed kadai, dry roast rava, and place on a separate plate.
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    In the same pan, dry roast shredded coconut till nice aroma comes. Don’t roast till it changes color. Keep the flame medium low to do this process.
  4. Add ghee in the same kadai, roast well, remove excess ghee and keep on a plate.
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    Add sugar in the kadai. Add 1 cup of water to it.
  6. Cook the sugar syrup till it reaches single string consistency.
  7. Add rava to this sugar syrup and mix well.
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    Now add the roasted coconut and give a nice mix.
  9. Once it becomes slightly thick, add roasted cashews and cardamom powder.
  10. Mix well till it comes to rolling stage. It should leave on sides. Now turn off the flame.
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    Transfer to greased plate spread evenly and gently press on top.
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    Cut to desired shapes using a knife. Let it cool completely before taking the cakes from a plate.



  1. Adjust sugar as of your taste.
  2. Make sure the sugar syrup is in right consistency (single string). If it is not, you will not get proper cakes.
  3. Instead of cardamom, you can add rose essence also.

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