Potato Barfi

Yes, potatoes are an indigenous ingredient in most word cuisines, but you can always trust Indians to do things in style – like use it in a dessert. Your appreciation for the humble potato will increase as each bite of this sweet burfi melts in your mouth. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Potato Barfi

Main Ingredients Fresh coconut, Sugar
Cuisine Indian, , , ,
Course Mithais
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 4-5 hour
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Potato Barfi

  • 2 cups Fresh coconut grated
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 3 medium Potatoes boiled
  • 2 tablespoons Milk powder
  • a pinch Cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the coconut and sugar and set aside for 10-15 minutes till the sugar starts leaving water.
  2. In another mixing bowl, grate the potato, add the milk powder and cardamom powder and mix well. Combine both the mixtures.
  3. Heat a nonstick pan, cook the mixture and cook the mixture on low heat, stirring continuously until the mixture starts to thicken.
  4. Add half the ghee and continue cooking till the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan.
  5. Grease a barfi tray with ghee and pour the cooked mixture and spread evenly. Set aside to cool for 4-5 hours.
  6. Cut into pieces and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 3034
Carbohydrates 484
Protein 21.4
Fat 112.5
Other Fiber Iron- 15.8mg