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Bread Burfi is a sweet delight with a fudgy texture, perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings. Even though many of us think that making Burfi takes a lot of time and effort, this recipe is actually very simple and easy to make. It’s definitely a must-try! 


15 Servings
  • 4
    Bread Slice
  • 3/4cup
  • 1tbsp
    Ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1cup
    Desiccated Coconut
  • 1/3cup
  • 1/4cup
    Nuts (coarsely ground)


  1. Soak the bread slices with milk in a bowl. Once they are soft, gently crush them with your fingers until they become soft and mushy.

  2. Heat ghee in a pan over low heat.

  3. Add desiccated coconut and sugar to the pan. Keep stirring continuously until the mixture turns slightly brown in colour.

  4. Add the crushed bread mixture to the pan. Stir and mix until everything binds together and the mixture becomes smooth and consistent.

  5. Add in the coarsely ground nuts and mix them into the mixture.

  6. Turn off the flame and transfer the mixture onto a plate lined with butter paper.

  7. Flatten the mixture evenly with the help of a spatula and press it down firmly.

  8. Allow the mixture to cool and then place it in the refrigerator to firm up.

  9. Once it’s firm, take it out and cut it into shapes of your choice.

  10. Bread Burfi is ready to be enjoyed.

Tips & Tricks

  1. You can use freshly grated coconut for a stronger coconut flavour.

  2. Let the burfi chill in the refrigerator overnight for best results.

  3. This recipe makes around 15. The number may vary depending on how you choose to cut.

  4. Adjust sugar according to your preference.

Leena Kohli
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Leena Kohli


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