Mango Coconut Burfi (Mango Coconut Fudge)

Mango coconut burfi is delicious fudge made with mango pulp and desiccated coconut.

3 mango coconut burfi garnished with nuts on black platw

The perfect combination of coconut and mango makes it a very delicious dessert infused with mango pulp, roasted aroma of coconut and fragrant from cardamom are just perfect on its own. Burfi is one of the favourite desserts for most of the Indians and most preferred sweet during any celebrations and festivals.

Mango coconut burfi variations

This recipe can be customised to suit your requirements. You could replace corn starch with condensed milk and milk powder as binding agents and to infuse more flavours in burfi. However, you need to cook longer until the mixture gets thick and reach the desired consistency.

Mango coconut burfi – perfect sweet for festivals and special occasions

Indian festivals and special occasions such as marriages are incomplete without desserts, among various sweets burfi and halwa are most preferred and favourite desserts.  Check out halwa and burfi recipes from this blog kaddu ka halwa, matar ka halwa, 7 cups burfi.

Ingredients

1 cup = 250ml ; 1 tbsp = 15ml

Ghee: 2 tbsp

Mango pulp: 2 cups

Desiccated coconut: 1 cup

Corn flour: 2 tbsp

Sugar: 1 cup

Cardamom powder: 1/4 tsp

Almonds: 1 tsp

Pistachios: 1 tsp

Cashew nuts: 1 tsp

Instructions

In a small bowl prepare corn flour slurry by adding 2 tbsp cornflour and 1/4 cup water, mix well making sure there are no lumps.

process shot of making corn flour slurry

Now in a large bowl, add mango pulp, cornflour mixture, sugar and whisk until smooth and lump free.

process shot of making mango corn flour mixture

Dry roast desiccated coconut on medium-low heat until fragrant and keep it aside.

process shot of roasting desiccated coconut

Heat ghee on medium-high heat in the same pan.

Add mango and cornflour mixture, keep stirring regularly and cook until mixture starts to get dense.

process shot of cooking mango mixture

Now cut the heat to lowest possible setting and add desiccated coconut.

Mix well and continue to cook on low heat until mixture leaves the sides of the pan.

Once the mixture reaches desired consistency add cardamom powder.

Now add roughly chopped almonds, pistachios and cashew nuts.

Mix until well combined and turn off the heat.

process shot of making mango coconut burfi

Transfer the burfi mixture to a greased tray.

Garnish with almonds, cashew nuts.

Cut the burfi into the desired shape while it’s still warm.

process shot of shaping and cutting mango coconut burfi

Delicious Mango Coconut burfi is ready to serve.

3 mango coconut burfi on black plate

Notes

You could substitute ready to use mango pulp with fresh homemade mango purée (cut fresh ripe mango into cubes and blend).

Adjust sugar based on the sweetness of mango.

Cut the burfi when it’s still warm.

For garnish, you can add melon seeds or any dry fruits of your choice.

Desiccated coconut could be substituted with freshly grated coconut.

Substitute ghee with coconut oil for the vegan version.

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Mango Coconut Burfi/ Mango Coconut Fudge

Mango Coconut Burfi is one of the easy to prepare mango dessert recipe. The perfect combination of coconut and mango makes it a very delicious dessert infused with mango pulp, roasted aroma of coconut and fragrant from cardamom are just perfect on its own.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 10 pieces
Author: Geetha Priyanka

Ingredients

1 Cup = 250ml ; 1 tbsp = 15ml

  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 cup Mango Pulp
  • 2 cups Desiccated Coconut
  • 2 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp Almonds roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp Cashew nuts roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp Pistachios roughly chopped

Instructions

  • In a small bowl prepare corn flour slurry by adding 2 tbsp corn flour and 1/4 cup water, mix well making sure there are no lumps.
  • In a 2nd bowl, add mango pulp, corn flour mixture, sugar and whisk until smooth and lump free.
  • In a pan, dry roast desiccated coconut until fragrant and keep it aside.
  • In the same pan heat ghee.
  • Add mango and cornflour mixture, cook on medium heat by stirring regularly until mixture starts to get dense.
  • Now reduce the heat to lowest possible setting and add desiccated coconut.
  • Mix well and continue to cook on low heat until mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
  •  Once mixture reaches desired consistency add cardamom powder.
  • Now add roughly chopped almonds, pistachios and cashew nuts.
  • Mix until well combined and turn off the heat.
  • Transfer the burfi mixture to a greased tray.
  • Garnish with almonds, cashew nuts.
  • Cut  the burfi into the desired shape while its still warm.
  • Delicious Mango Coconut burfi is ready to serve.

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Notes

Adjust sugar based on sweetness of mango.
Cut the burfi when it's still warm.
For garnish, you can add melon seeds or any dry fruits of your choice.
Desiccated coconut can be substituted with freshly grated coconut.
Do not add ghee for vegan version.
Ready to use  mango pulp can be substituted with fresh mango puree (cut fresh ripe mango into cubes and blend).
 

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