Chun Kaap/Narlachi Wadi (Coconut Barfi)

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I have memories of having these kaap as a kid, my mom and grand mom used to make it , my masi makes varieties of vadis using potato, beetrot, carrots, and various essence. This was my first attempt making these, and they turned out great. This is a basic recipe simple and yummy flavoured only with nutmeg.

Ingredients :

3 cups  Scrapped  coconuts.

2 cups Sugar

1cup full cream Milk

1 tsp Nutmeg powder.

1 tbsp Ghee.

2 drops Food colour (Optional)

Method:

Break the coconut from centre and scrape out white portion from it.

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Heat a non stick pan
Add the freshly grated coconut and sugar,give it a good mix.
Pour in the full fat milk.
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Mix well and let the mixture cook on medium heat for about 30 minutes.
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The mixture will thicken slowly.
Once the mixture comes together well, and when the coconut becomes soft,add nutmeg powder and colour.Mix well.
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Remove the mixture from heat.Grease a pan with ghee, Remove the mixture in the greased plate.
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Spread evenly.
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Allow the mixture to cool down. Then gently cut out squares or diamond shape pieces.
Remove in a serving dish.Serve.
Happy Cooking !!!
Sameera.

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