How to make Chana Dal, Gur Aur Nariyal Ki Burfi -

Delicious Indian sweet made from Bengal gram, jaggery and coconut.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Maa ki Dal.

Main Ingredients : Split Bengal gram (chana dal) (चने की दाल), Jaggery (gur) (गुड़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Chana Dal, Gur Aur Nariyal Ki Burfi

Chana Dal, Gur Aur Nariyal Ki Burfi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chana Dal, Gur Aur Nariyal Ki Burfi Recipe

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked for 1 hour 2 cups

  • Jaggery (gur) 1 1/2 cups

  • Coconut grated 2 cups

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Saffron (kesar) a pinch

  • Cashewnuts chopped 2-3 tablespoons

  • Refined camphor a piece


Step 1

Heat 3 tablespoons ghee in a non-stick pan. Add chana dal and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Strain the ghee from the pan.Add coconut, mix and sauté for 4-5 minutes.

Step 2

Add cardamom powder, saffron, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.Grease an aluminium tray with little ghee. Add jaggery, mix and cook till it melts.

Step 3

Add cashew nuts, mix and transfer mixture onto greased tray and spread.Take a piece of aluminium foil and fold it to make a small rectangle.

Step 4

Place a piece of camphor on it, burn and place on the tray. Cover entire tray with another aluminium foil for ½ a minute.

Step 5

Remove camphor and refrigerate till set. Cut into desired shaped and serve at room temperature.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.