Indian sweet made from mixture of coconut, moong and jaggrey. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Green Gram, Coconut
Cuisine Indian
Course Desserts
Prep Time 1-2days
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Merenda

  • 1 cup Green Gram
  • 1 cup Coconut scraped
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery (gur) grated
  • to taste Salt


  1. Soak the moong overnight in two cups of water. Drain. Grease a flat plate. Take moong, grated coconut, grated jaggery, salt and one cup of water in a pan.
  2. Cook on low heat and simmer till all the ingredients are well mixed and the merenda is reduced to half its quantity. While cooking stir continuously to prevent it from burning.
  3. Pour the mixture into the greased plate and spread evenly. Cut into squares or diamonds and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1471
Carbohydrates 205.3
Protein 54.2
Fat 48.2
Other Fiber Iron- 11.6mg