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Saturday, September 19, 2009

Thenga Burfi (Coconut Sweet Bars) my 150th post with Awards Shower!!!

Thenga Burfi is very famous sweet in India which is easy to prepare. This is prepared with grated coconut and sugar. Navarathri has begun starting this day and Wishing Ramadan Kareem and Selamat Hari Raya Puasa.

Fresh Grated coconut - 4 cups
Sugar(Fine) - 3 cups(if you like more sweet you can put 1:1)
Cardamom powder(Elachi) - 1/2 tspn
Orange colour - a pinch(Optional)
Ghee - 1/2 cup
Cashews - (Optional)

Mix grated coconut and sugar in a thick bottom kadai. Heat it and keep stirring. when sugar is dissolved, Add ghee, colour and cardamom powder
When its boiling and bubbles are up and doesnt stick to kadaipour it on a greased plate or tray. (If it becomes dry and thick burfis will be hard)
Allow it to cool a bit and cut into desired shapes. When fully cooled remove and serve or store

Thenga Burfi is ready.

This recipe is going for
WYF - Festive Food Event by EC
Dusshera, Dhandteras & Deepavali by Shanthi

Sweets & Savouries
by me
Joy from fasting to feasting by Lubna

Awards Shower

Awards are always encouraging and motivating. It makes me to think a lot, work hard and contribute more to my blog.

Rekha of Rekha's Recipes and Jyoti of Panch Pakwan has given me the following awards.

I must thank these persons who has given me the awards and list their blog and link it
I must list 10 honest things about myself
I must put a copy of The Honest Scrap Logo on my blog.
I must select at least 7 other worthy bloggers & list their links
I must notify the bloggers of the award and hopefully they will follow the above three requirements also.

My honest things:

1.I love to sing and dance
2.I love travelling
3.I love food
4.I love shopping
5.I love to be with my son and play with him
6.I love to go home for a break
7.I love watching tv
8.I love to meet my friends missing my adda...
9.I love cooking
10. I love my family

My these awards are given by Rekha. Thanks a lot for your awards its very memorable. Thanks Dear.

Now coming to passing on
I would like to pass this to my fellow bloggers.

This award is given by Chaitra of Aadhithyam for participating in Rice Feast. Thank you dear.

If you have not sent your entries to my Sweets and Savouries event please send it by Sept 30th.


Anonymous said...

Thanks was so nice of you..


priya on September 20, 2009 at 12:14 PM said...

Hi sara,

Congrats on ur award and thk u sooooo much for thinking of me, sweety!!!

Priya Suresh on September 20, 2009 at 4:53 PM said...

My all time favourite, feel like having some rite now..COngrats on ur awards...nice to know more about u..

Saraswathi Iyer on September 20, 2009 at 10:56 PM said...

Hi Priya, priya and ammu thanks guys for your comments...

EC on September 22, 2009 at 5:29 PM said...

So tempting..Congrats on the awards and completing 150 posts..thanks for the entry

Parita on September 22, 2009 at 7:59 PM said...

Barfi looks fantastic, congratulations on all your awards!

Nandinis food on September 22, 2009 at 11:17 PM said...

Burfi's look marvellous! Congrats on your awards!

Unknown on September 23, 2009 at 4:08 AM said...

Congrats on u'r awards!Thengai burfi looks yumm

Sarah Naveen on September 23, 2009 at 10:54 PM said...

Congarts on all the awards..Burfi looks so lovely!!!

Jyoti V on September 24, 2009 at 2:38 AM said...

Burfi looks um..its nice to know abt you.

Jyoti V on September 24, 2009 at 2:39 AM said...

Burfi looks yum..its nice to know abt you.

Jeyashris Kitchen on September 24, 2009 at 8:54 AM said...

thank u so much sara for passing me this award.And burfi is so nice and easy too.Normally i m not good in making sweets.Will try this one soon.

Saraswathi Iyer on September 25, 2009 at 10:54 PM said...

Dear EC, Parita, Nandini, Ramya, Sarah,Jyoti, Jeyashri Thanks a lot for your comments and visiting my blog guys.

Unknown on September 26, 2009 at 3:46 AM said...

Thank u for stopping by and leaving a nice visit often.U too have great space filled with lots of recipe..
Burfi looks delicious & yummy!!!..

Anonymous said...

hello Saraswathi Iyer
your kitchen blogs r really very nice, very good colour,attractive and earger to look for tasting but can't as i can only see. But I'm sure the taste will be very good as I an see.
keep it up. Very nice colour Burfy, neatly sliced and beautiful.
Thanks for your efforts in showing in your blog,making others to see and prepare. please keep it up, give us many more. All the very best.

Sandhya Hariharan on September 28, 2009 at 9:15 PM said...

Hiee Saraswathi.... Yumm Yumm Burfi..... Congrats on all your awards...

I am first time here... You have got a lovely space tooo...
Do visit my blog too when time permits... & we can catch up blogging often..

Saraswathi Iyer on September 29, 2009 at 2:11 PM said...

Hi Sangeetha and Sandhya thanks for your valuable comments.

Saraswathi Iyer on September 29, 2009 at 2:12 PM said...

Dear Mom n Dad Thank you for the comments you have made my bday..wih your blessings. Thanks a lot for dropping to my blog. love you.

Fairy Garden on September 29, 2009 at 2:45 PM said...

Great awards. Congrats da. And nice to your mom's lines. You are really a good daughter.

Unknown on October 1, 2009 at 2:35 AM said...

I'm accepting your award. Thank you. Finally, I get my due as a blogger.

Saraswathi Iyer on October 2, 2009 at 9:56 PM said...

Thank you Hema and Akshay for your comments.

Unknown on October 15, 2010 at 5:59 PM said...

paruppu payasam is easy and fantastic recipe. coconut burfi is also fine and easy.


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