Gokul Pithe

Coconut and khoya cakes dipped in maida batter and deep fried. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Gokul Pithe
Main Ingredients Fresh coconut , Khoya/mawa
Cuisine Indian
Course Desserts
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Gokul Pithe

  • 1 cup Fresh coconut grated
  • 2 cups Khoya/mawa
  • 2 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Pure ghee
  • 1 1/2 cups Refined flour (maida)
  • a pinch Soda bicarbonate


  1. Cook two cups of sugar with one cup of water to make syrup of one thread consistency. Allow it to cool.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan. Add the coconut, khoya and remaining sugar and sauté on medium heat, stirring continuously, till the mixture thickens.
  3. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool. Divide the mixture into eight equal portions, roll them into balls and flatten them between palms to form cakes.
  4. In a bowl mix maida and sodium bicarbonate. Add one and a half cups of water to form a thick coating batter.
  5. Heat sufficient ghee in a kadai. Dip the coconut cakes in the maida batter and deep fry till golden brown in colour.
  6. Drain and soak in the sugar syrup for half an hour. Drain and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 5764
Carbohydrates 858.5
Protein 97.4
Fat 215.6