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"Mane Adige" means "Home Food" in kannada and this blog is all about recipes that I cook. Most of the recipes I post here will be from "Mangalooru" and "Bengalooru " regions of Karnataka,India. Rest of them are the one's which I try out by improvising the recipes got from different sources.

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Recipe for 'Kobbari Mithai' and my caprice return to INDIA!!!!!!!


Folks, guess what??!?!!!???!? We are in India currently!!!!! Like I put up in my previous post, we were supposed to move to chicago last week... But there were a few changes in Naveen's project plans and we had to come to India all of a sudden!! It all happened so suddenly that we didn't have enough time to even inform friends before leaving. It was total chaos at my end last week. But we were so thrilled by the idea of coming to India that the last-minute running around didn't bother us at all !! :-). It feels great to be back in India among family and friends!! Thanx so much to all of you for your wishes and sweet words. It was really nice of you to wish me!

Kobbari Mithai, also known as coconut burfi is a traditional karnataka recipe. It is usually made for festivals and other special occasions. I had my mom make it for me this time and it turned out really good!! It is a very simple and easy to make recipe. Hope you like it...

Ingredients:

2 cups Fresh grated coconut
1 cup Sugar, powdered
1/2 tsp Elaichi, powdered
3-4 tbsp Raisin-Cashew-Almond mixture
1-2 tsp Ghee/Butter
2-3 tsp Milk powder (optional)
Method:

  1. Mix coconut and sugar well with hands and keep aside for about 30 mins (or until the sugar dissolves).
  2. Heat a kadai and pour the mixture into it.
  3. Saute on low flame until the mixture forms a single dumpling (approx 15-20 mins). Add the remaining ingredients (except ghee/butter) and mix well.
  4. Grease a plate with ghee/butter and pour the mixture into it. Spread evenly on the plate and let it cool for a while.
  5. With a knife, cut into desired shape when it is still warm. Store in air tight containers.

40 comments:

Asha said...

Ranya,I am back from vacation and you are in India!:))
That was a great surprise.Enjoy.It must be hot there now but who cares ,right?!:D Enjoy and tell us all about it when you come back or from there!
Kobbari Mithai looks delicious.Amma madidra nimagella! Lucky girl:))
Send this to me when I do RCI Karnataka in Sept!Hugs and have fun.

Anonymous said...

Hey Ramya,

Thanks for these wonderful dishes from karnataka, I love our food from bangalore, have improved a lot and learnt a lot, but since i make my own food, not able to enjoy, now that i saw the pictures along with recipes, i felt as though i tasted them.
thanks

Mishmash ! said...

India is anytime a better option than chicago for people like us :)your burfi looks quite tempting and its one of my fav's...my aunt used to prepapre this

Shn

archana said...

The burfi is looking perfect and must be really tasty.I love it:)

Sia said...

oh wow!!! u r in india??? thats so cool ramya. wish i too could say the same:( it must be raining there isn't it? do post abt whats happening there.
kobbari mitai is my family's fav sweet. i am not very fond of coconut sweet though. my hubby is sitting rt next to me n just saw the pic and rightly demanded i make these for him. i told him how easy it is to make and he can cook it for himself;)

Cynthia said...

These impromptu trips are always such fun! We make coconut burfi here too! I've bookmarked your recipe to try making it myself.

Arts said...

Mithai looks yummy.. we prepare it the same way n call it naralachi burfi :) My hubby just saw the pic and wants me to make some now..
Its good to hear abt your trip to India.. keep posting more happenings in India!have a gr8 time!

DEEPA said...

i wish i was in india too ....happy for you ...have fun ...this is a nice one

chand said...

Hey Ramya..how does it feel to b back...nice to c ur recipes from India too :) ..kobri mittai sakkat agi kansta ide :) ...have fun :)

Richa said...

hi ramya, what a beautiful feeling it must be returning back to loved ones, am so happy for you!
the mithai looks yum, reminded me of hostel days when i used to eat a burfi everyday from the vendor :)
will surely try ur version sometime.

Roopa said...

wow i envy you dear. only wish i could say the same someday soon. lovely post and congrats on your return to India. the kobari mitai looks delicious i too love this and one of my daughters favorite sweet.

SHANTI BHANU said...

njoy indiagrt recipes.nice presentation.so yummy n delicious

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Hi ramya

Kobri mitai thumba changi kansta ide :) njoy ...

Sharmi said...

hey good to see you blog from India!! so how are things going on there. must be doing lot of eating and freaking out!! burfi looks yummy.

Roopa said...

Hi Ramya, hope you are back. i have tagged you for the meme chekc out my blog.

Jyothsna said...

Wow Ramya, it must feel great to be back in India!! Enjoy yourself girl!! The coconut bari looks tempting.:)

Taste of Mysore said...

Hi Ramya, Burfi looks perfect!Enjoy your vacation in India.

Dilip said...

burfi looks outstanding...thanks for sharing...wish i could take a bit...

Chickoo said...

Oh Ramya!!!
I am soo jealous!!! Nanu eega thane bande bangalore inda still I wish I could do there now, this very moment to be with my parents.
Enjoy your stay girl and keep posting good mane adige recipes.

musical said...

Great! Enjoy your time in India, dear. and thats one lovely mithai, Ramya. thanks for sharing!

Seema said...

Wow Ramya, India dalli idiya ivaga...Lucky you!!! Howz everybody there? Kobbarimitai is my husbands all time fav and its so very easy to make as well alwa. Your moms method is very different from the way I make it. I melt sugar in little water or milk till nulu paka and then add kobbari and make it. Your method sounds easy as well.
hugs
Seema

bhags said...

Hope you have a pleasant stay in India.
I have tagged you for the MeMeMe, play along if you have time

Prajusha said...

hi remya,
coconut Burfi looks yummy yummy.

Priyanka said...

hey Ramya,
First time on your blog. you have some great recipes here. Keep it going.

rv said...

Hi ramya, you have a nce sweet here:) ...u in india? we r also going to return to india soon:)

swapna susarla said...

Hi ramya
Coconut burfi is mouth watering!!enjoy ur days in India.

Anonymous said...

Hi Ramya, I am sunayana from dallas. Loved all your recipes and trying one by one.. thanks for all the lovely dishes. goli bajji is also a famous dish from mangalooru also knows as mangalooru bajji...

chitra said...

Kobbari naa athava tenginakaayaa?

Voyager said...

Hi, we made the plain coconut burfi at home yesterday. wish I had seen this post earlier, would have added the raisin-cashew-almond mixture. thanks for this recipe.

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Anonymous said...

Thanks Ramya for the wonderful recipe. I will help my grandma to make this for the family now.
Cheers,
Swathi

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