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COCONUT PAK - for all those coconut lovers!

Coconut/Kopra/Topra Pak are just a few names given to this delicately flavoured and amazing textured coconut mithai. So moreish, never satisfied with just one piece!

Suitable for fasting and all year round sweet dish.


3 bowls desiccated coconut

1 bowl sugar

1/2 bowl water

1-2 tbsp milk powder

1-2 tsp cardamom /elichi (ground)

4-5 drops vanilla essence

Ghee for greasing dish


  1. In a heavy pan boil the water and sugar add the cardamom, boil until you get a syrup/chasri of 1 1/2 - 2 string consistency.

  2. Add the drops of vanilla essence. (Please note by adding vanilla essence the colour of the coconut will change to a slightly off white colour.

  3. Add the coconut and milk powder and stir continuously until the mixture thickens.

  4. Grease a steel dish/thali and pour the mixture into this. Spread evenly, you can put a little ghee on top to give it a smooth finish.

  5. Allow to cool slightly before cutting into either squares or diamond shape pieces. Take out of plate when completely cool store in an airtight container.

  6. Keeps well for 7-10 days.

You can also add different food colouring too, popular ones are pink and yellow.

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