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Coconut Cookies Recipe

Course Snack
Cuisine persian


  • ½ cup Ghee semi solid
  • ½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • ½ cup Wheat Flour
  • ½ cup All-purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Dry Coconut/ Desiccated Coconut grated
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder



  • In a bowl add ghee, sugar and mix it well. After mixing whip them together for 4-5 minutes.
  • Once fluffy add wheat flour, all-purpose flour, dry/desiccated coconut, baking powder and bind everything together to make a dough.
  • Divide the dough in 11-12 equal parts and make small balls of it.
  • After making balls flatten the balls a little bit then coat in dry coconut from all the sides.
  • After coating press the cookies gently for coating to stick on it.

Baking without Oven

  • Place a cauldron/kadai on medium high heat. Put a stand in center, cover and heat for 10 minutes for preheating.
  • Take a metal plate, line it with aluminum foil and grease it well with ghee.
  • Place 5-6 cookies in the metal plate as cookies require space while they are cooking.
  • Place the plate carefully on the stand, cover and cook on the lowest flame for 20 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes flip the cookies gently, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  • After 2 minutes flip them again and check if they have turned light brown.
  • Once cooked turn off the heat, let the cookies rest for 10 more minutes while partially covering the cauldron.
  • After 10 minutes transfer it on a netted plate and let it cool down completely.

Baking in an Oven

  • Pre-heat the oven at 180 degree Celsius. Line the baking tray with aluminum foil and grease it well with ghee.   .
  • Place the cookies on it and bake at 180 degree Celsius for 12-15 minutes on the middle rack



Shilpi’s Quick Tricks
  • If you are using dry coconut then remove the skin and then grate it.
  • Make sure you are using baking powder and not baking soda.
  • Don’t knead the dough just mix it well.
  • You can use lemon juice instead of vinegar.
  • If not cooked properly then cook for a few more minutes on lowest flame.
Keyword coconut, cookies, snacks
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