Kaju Kopra Sheera
Kaju kopra sheera, just got more tastier with the use of coconut-cashewnut combo rather than the usual wheat flour or rava sheera. Set this yummy sheera on a thali and cut into interesting shapes…pack with another big snack and keep the energy levels going.
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Makes 4 servings
1 cup cashewnuts (kaju) , coarsely powdered
1 cup freshly grated coconut
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
a few saffron (kesar) strands dissolved in 1 tbsp of milk
4 tbsp ghee
For The Garnish
4 to 6 cashewnuts (kaju)
- Heat the ghee in a heavy-bottomed pan, add the cashewnuts and coconut and sauté on a medium flame 8 to 10 minutes or till they turn light brown in colour.
- Add the sugar and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame till the sugar has dissolved, while stirring continuously.
- Add the cardamom powder and saffron mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another minute.
How to pack
- Cool slightly, garnish with cashewnuts and pack in a tiffin box.
Recipe source: Kaju Kopra Sheera