Coconut Milk Cake

Thengaai paal cake(Coconut milk cake) is a delicious sweet recipe. Its a bit time consuming recipe but very tasty and everyone in the family will surely like this.
Coconut Milk CakeIngredients:

Gram Flour1 cup
sugar3.5 Cup
Ghee3/4 Cup
Wheat flour1 cup
Cashew nuts20
kesari powder1 teaspoon

  • Take a flat plate and grease it with ghee and keep it aside
  • Grate the coconut and take 1/3rd part to fry and grind the remaining in a mixer to extract thick coconut milk.
  • Again grind the coconut by adding little water and take the 2nd milk separately
  • Again grind the coconut with water and take 3rd milk separately.
  • Heat a heavy bottomed pan, add 4 teaspoon of ghee and add gram flour and fry for a while till a good aroma comes. The flour should not become red color. Take the fried flour separately
  • Now the same way, add 4 teaspoon of ghee in the pan, and fry the wheat flour and take it aside
  • Add another 4 teaspoon of ghee and add broken cashews and grated coconut and fry it till the coconut becomes golden brown color
  • Heat another heavy bottomed pan and add the 2nd and 3rd coconut milk along with sugar and stir continuously with a ladle
  • When the sugar syrup reaches thick string consistency, add the fried flours and fried coconut, cashew nuts and mix it well
  • When the mixture starts to boil, add the first coconut milk, and stir well. When the mixture starts to become thick, add ghee and stir well
  • Add kesari powder and cardamom stir well. When the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan remove the mixture from flame and pour it in the greasy plate
  • Allow the coconut milk cake to cool off
  • Now cut the cake mixture into square/diamond/rectangle shapes using knife
  • When the cake is dried off completely, remove each piece carefully and store it in a airtight container.
  • Now the delicious mouth-watering coconut milk cake is ready to serve
Note: If the mixture is removed from flame well before the actual time, then no need to worry, serve the sweet as coconut milk halwa.

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can i use readymade coconut milk available in tetrapack?

Hi Suhasini, If you don't get the fresh coconut, then you can try using the readymade coconut milk. It should work well, though i didn't try it yet.


dear maami, i have taken a lot of tips about how to make a lot of recipes in the right way from this site, and thank you for the same.
I wish to make this coconut milk cake next week; please tell me how much of coconut milk...i mean the 2nd and the 3rd milk (on an average) should i mix with the sugar before boiling? and the measurement of the 1st milk also, please let me know. thank you.



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