Posted by admin on Mar - 23 - 2016 under Uncategorized
  • 4 cups grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 5 cups flour
  • 2 sticks cold butter
  • Cuisine: Cooking time: 30 mins Serving: 6 people

    Holi or Pagawah is a time of year that invokes feelings of joy, happiness and the celebration of new life. Holi is the celebration of good triumphing over evil. It occurs during spring, a time befitting of the celebrations. Vibrant colors of red, yellow, orange, green, blue and purple abeer and abrack is smeared across each other’s faces in celebration of this joyous occasion. Delicious sweet such as mithai, peera, and goja are made and distributed to family and friends.


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    2. Mix in cold butter with the flour until the mixture resembles course sand
    3. Add water until the mixture comes together when kneading
    4. Form into a log, about two, and wrap with plastic wrap
    5. Set aside in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes. This allows the butter to solidify and form a flaky crust
    6. Mix together the coconut, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and sugar
    7. Remove one log from the refrigerator and working quickly cut into three inch thickness
    8. Roll into circle and add mixture to one half, folder over and seal with a fork to close
    9. Brush with melted butter
    10. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown



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