ntroduction :

A coconut based Goan sweet

From: GOAN COOKBOOK by Joyce Fernandes

Ingredients :

1 (half-ripe) coconut
375 gms semolina (sieved)
750 gms sugar
8 cardamons (powder fine).


Grate and grind the coconut fine. Make a syrup of the sugar using 1 cup of water. Then add semolina and the ground coconut and stir continuously. Add cardamon powder. When the sweet begins to leave the sides of the pan, keep it down from the fire and pour it on a greased thali (flat vessel). Cut into squares or diamond-shaped pieces while still warm.