Coconut Diyas

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Total Time:
40 mins
Serves:More than 20 pieces
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 cup - dry coconut powder or fine flakes
  • 1 tin - condensed milk
  • 1 tsp - butter or ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder

How to Make Coconut Diyas

  • Pour the condensed milk into a non-stick or heavy pan.
  • Add 3.5 cups coconut, mix well. Cook mixture on low heat, stirring continuously.
  • Do not allow to scald at the bottom.
  • Cook till mixture leaves side of pan, and forms a soft lump.
  • Cool a little, till it can be shaped by hand.
  • Grease palms with butter.
  • Roll portions of mixture into ping pong sized balls.
  • Shape carefully into diyas, with a depression and mouth for the wick.
  • Coat with leftover dry coconut powder to help handling.
  • Place a thin long sliver of almond or pista at the mouth for wick.
  • Dot edge with jeera goli or cake balls.
  • Chill to firm into shape.