When the summer season arrives, the best drink you can savour is coconut water popularly known as 'daab' on Indian streets. It is proven in many studies that coconut works wonders for our bodies, especially during the month of summer, because it has cooling and revitalising characteristics. It instantly increases our energy and cools our bodies like nothing else with just one sip.
Dry coconut is a crucial ingredient for many Indian dishes. From rassam to coconut laddoos, this fruit is abundant. Not to forget, smashing a coconut is considered auspicious.
This World Coconut Day, we have compiled a list of the 5 best Indian desserts for you if you're seeking to try some intriguing sweet dishes with coconut-
Is there a better time to make modaks at home than during the Ganesh Chaturthi? You can easily make modak that's riched with dry coconut, nuts, and lots of dry fruits including cashew, dates, poppy seeds, and almonds. A delicious, healthy treat that you can't help but crave.
Coconut Ladoo is the best and a widely popular dessert made during festivals. One of the simple desserts that may be prepared for any celebration. Condensed milk and either fresh or dried coconut can be used to make coconut laddoo. For any event or holiday, such as Raksha Bandhan, Diwali, Holi, Ganesh Chaturthi, or Navratri, this dessert is perfect for the festive season.
Holi celebrations would be incomplete without this customary treat but you don't need to wait for Holi to eat this dessert. Gujiyas are sweet dumplings filled with a sweet, delicious filling of coconut and lots of dry fruits. In Maharashtra, people love this sweet and delicious dessert. If you are health conscious, you may choose to bake these gujiyas.
A loved Indian dessert that can be made for festive and other events is this nariyal barfi. Delectable barfis are produced with dry coconut or powdered coconut, sugar syrup, khoya, ghee, and a lot of almonds.
Kheer, one of the most loved Indian desserts, is often prepared with white rice, milk, sugar, and lots of dry fruits. But who said we couldn't experiment to make it even more delicious? An addition of coconut milk and cream, with a variety of aromatic spices like cardamom powder, and cinnamon powder can make your kheer utterly delectable.