Khatkhati Coconut Candy - Goan Dessert Recipe

Khatkhati Coconut Candy – Goan Dessert Recipe


150 grams freshly grated or dry coconut 

45 grams roasted crushed peanuts or cashew nuts

45 grams dry roasted sesame seeds

1 teaspoon cardamom powder

300 grams jaggery 

Ghee/ clarified butter for greasing the plate 


Steps of preparation 

Step 1

Place a nonstick pan on medium heat by adding the jagger and stir at intervals, cook the jagger until it is all melted.

Step 2

Turn off the heat and add the roasted sesame seeds, cardamom powder, roasted crushed peanuts, grated coconut, and mix well.

Step 3 

Grease a plate with ghee 

Step 4

Let the jaggery mixture cool down a little, not completely. Take a spoon full of the mixture in your palm and shape it into a ball. Keep it on the greased plate and continue the same for the remaining mixture. 

Step 5 

Allow it to cool down completely and store it in an airtight container

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