Recipe for Coconut Vadi – 2

This is another simple and easy to follow recipe for making at home the famous Maharashtrian Diwali Faral Sweet dish of God Naralachi Vadi-Barfi or Sweet Coconut Vadi-Barfi.

The God Naralachi Vadi is a speciality Maharashtrian Mithai, which is an integral part and parcel of the annual Diwali Faral or for the festival of Narali Purnima- Raksha Bandhan.

Coconut Vadi Preparation Time: 60 Minutes
Serves: About 35 Coconut Vadis

1 Big Size Coconut (shred)
1 ½ Cup Sugar
½ Cup Milk
1 Tea spoon Cardamom powder
1 Table spoon Sugar (grind)
1 Tea spoon Ghee

The famous Diwali Faral dish from Maharashtra CoconutVadi
God Naralachi Vadi

In a  Kadai add the shredded Coconut, Milk and Sugar and cook till mixture becomes thick.
Apply Ghee on a Stain less steel plate and keep it aside.

When the mixture thickens, add the grounded Sugar and mix it well and then keep on stirring for 2-3 minutes on a slow flame,  then add the Cardamom powder and again mix it well.

Remove mixture from the kadai and roll it on the stain less steel plate.

When the mixture cools down,  cut the Vadis into nice diamond like shapes as shown in the image.

By Sujata Nerurkar

I am an Expert Indian Chef, Food Columnist and Adviser. I write on food and recipes on my site and conduct cooking, candle making, chocolate making, dry cleaning, decoration and other art classes. The recipes and food themes given by me are unique and original and appear regularly in numerous reputed periodicals, newspapers and magazines.

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