Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Carrot Burfi

Level: Easy
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min


Grated Carrot: 1 cup
Grated coconut: 1/4 cup
Sugar:1.25 cup
Water: 1/4 cup
Cardomon powder: 1/2 teaspoon

Step 1:
Have a greased plate ready

Step 2:
In a heavy pan add 1 tsp of ghee and slightly fry the carrot for 2 min (This is to get rid of the raw smell ofcarrot)

Step 3:
Add cococnut, sugar and water and mix well.

Step 4:
Keep on stirring in medium until the mixture frothes(in Tamil it is called poothu varuvathu). At this point thesugar will start to crystalize). Usually this mixture frothes within 10 min

Step 5:
Switch off the flame immediately and transfer it to a greased plate

Step 6:
Once cooled, cut to desired shape and serve


  1. Can we add milk instead of water? And also some ghee during the first stage?

  2. Hi Lakshmi,

    Yes you can add ghee while frying the carrots.I have not tried with milk. The texture of this burfi would be more like South Indian coconut burfi which is little hard.