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Boros {Coconut Cookies}

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 desiccated coconut. I have not kept it to rest overnight.

These coconut cookies that are quick and easy to make , under 45 mins.


150 gms fine semolina

150 gms desiccated 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


Mix the 1 yolk of the egg to the 1 tsp ghee .

Mix the desiccated coconut, fine semolina and powdered sugar together.

Add the yolk and ghee mixture to the Desiccated 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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