Khirapat/ Dry Sweet Coconut Mixture

Khirapat is a mixture of  items starting with "kha" in marathi. The items are Bappa's favorite food which when mixed together forms a yummy mixture.
It is usually offered during the pooja however served post it. This comes handy as it stays well for days to come and works when you have to offer prasad to the stream of people visiting.
We usually make this on the first day and distribute to every person we come across during the visarjan...especially the police and the other staff managing it...They prefer this prasad over the usual pedhas or sweets.

The items are Khobra (coconot), Khas Khas (poppy seeds), Khadi sakhar( rock sugar), Kharik (dry dates).
For the last day of the BM theme, I wish to share the recipe for this mixture with you all..

1 cup roasted grated dry coconut
1/2 cup rock sugar 
1 tspn roasted poppy seeds
1/2 cup deseeded dried dates
1 tspn cardamom powder
1 tbsp dry fruits crushed (almonds, cashews, raisins)

1) In a mixie grind the sugar and dates to make a coarse powder.
2) Add this to the rest of the ingredients and mix well.


Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

Happy Vinayaka Chathurthi

This one is new to me!!! Sounds delicious.. will try out sometime!!


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Rani Acharyulu said...

Nice dry prasad...coming Ganesh chathurdhi day I too prepare this recipe.Thanks for sharing.

Priya said...

Very interesting and totally new mixture to me, yummy prasad.

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

yumm... but i hate nuts...VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

vaishali sabnani said...

totally loved it!! sounds so delicious...wish the waistline would allow such recipes;)..REAL GOOD AND HIGH CAL STUFF!!

Archana Potdar said...

Hey this is my favourite too. But like Vaishali above says horrible on the waistline.

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Srivalli Jetti said...

That's quite interesting..and since it has a shelf life you have store it as well.

S. Gathampari Harivijayaraj said...

A different 1 and finds to be tastier recipe

Nupur said...

Ohh .. i love that cute little Ganpati ..

Nivce recipe.. quite new to me, would surely try

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preeti garg said...

Awesome bhog for shri Ganesha,,,,

Chef Mireille said...

what a nice combo

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