East Indian (Coconut) Cordial Recipe
pink or other
Generously butter a 9 x 9 square baking pan – set aside
Grind the fresh coconut with the rosewater until smooth – set aside
In a large saucepan, heat the sugar and water over medium heat – cook until all the sugar has dissolved and you have a thick syrup consistency.
Next, add the ground coconut and ground cashew nuts to the sugar syrup and continue to stir over medium-low heat
Continue to cook until the mixture become thick and start to leave the side of the pan.
Add the food color and ghee – stir well.
Pour the mixture to a buttered 9 x 9 square baking pan.
Spread the mixture evenly – then use the bottom of a flat bowl or glass to press it down
Cut into desired shapes – traditionally coconut cordial is cut into square or diamonds.