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Updated: Nov 24, 2023

BOROS This is an East Indian Coconut Cookie made with Coconut, semolina sugar and eggs. The egg whites are whisked to stiff. Traditionally the mixture is kept overnight, next morning formed into small balls , flatten and baked. Here I have replaced the fresh coconut with the desicated coconut. I have not kept it to rest overnight. Since I like to make things that are not time consuming I have come up with this recipe for Boros These coconut cookies that I have made are quick and easy to make , under 45 mins.

Ingredients 150 gms fine semolina 150 gms desicated coconut 300 gms sugar , powdered 1 tsp ghee 1/4 tsp rose esssnce 2 eggs Separate the whites from the yolks. Using only 1 yolk of the egg for this recipe. Baking at 180 degrees

Method Mix the 1 yolk of the egg to the 1 tsp ghee . Mix the desicated coconut, fine semolina and powdered sugar together. Add the yolk and ghee mixture to the Desicated coconut, semolina and powdered sugar mixture. Add the essence and mix well. To the egg whites and a pinch of salt and whisk to complete stiff. Add this stiff egg whites to the mixture And start folding in. Mix well . Brush a baking tray with ghee , take some of the mixture and form small balls and flatten slightly. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 12 to 15 mins or till the underside is lightly browned.

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