By chefpradeep


Coconut Bun With Fresh Coconut And Jaggery

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Coconut Bun With Fresh Coconut And Jaggery

Coconut Bun With Fresh Coconut And Jaggeryis an old classic and still a favourite to many people including me.Making It with freshly grated coconut and using jaggery instead of refined sugar makes it a better product.It’s a must try.

Ingredients for Coconut Bun With Fresh Coconut And Jaggery:


It signifies Coconut Bun With Fresh Coconut And Jaggery
  • Flour- 250gm
  • Sugar-20 gm
  • Salt-5 gm
  • Instant Dry Yeast-5 gm
  • Butter- 20 gm
  • Water-50%

Coconut Filling:

  • Fresh Grated Coconut-200 gm
  • Jaggery powder-100 gm
  • Green Cardamom Powder-2 gm


  1. First start with fly fermenting the yeast with a pinch of sugar and luke warm water.Then keep it aside for sometime till it activates.
  2. Sieve the flour and add sugar and salt ,mix well. Once done add activated yeast and 70 % of water .Combine all the ingredients into a dough.
  3. Then add butter and knead the dough well.Finally add the rest of the water and knead to a smooth dough.Now all the dough to rest ( Bulk Fermentation) for 10 mts.
  4. It is time now to prepare the filling.Gring the jaggery with green cardamom and mix with grated coconut.Adjust the jaggery quantitiy as per your sweet craving if required.
  5. Now give knockback to the fermented dough and sheet it into round shape.Then apply water on the dough and spread the filling.Once done cover the bottom dough and filling with another round dough.Make cut markings on top and brush with water.Now allow to proof .
  6. Once proofed bake in pre heated oven at 230 c for about 15 to 20 mts.After baking cool the bun and apply fondant on it.Now it is ready to cut and enjoy.


Grate the coconut fine using a coconut grater and be careful not to get to the dark skin part of the coconut.Incase of using Dry coconut/Desiccated coconut ,melt the jaggery with little water before mixing .Apply water on the sheeted dough and sprinkle little castor sugar and repeat the same for the top cover as well in order for the dough to stick and hold the filling well in place.

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Hope you all will enjoy making this recipe as much as i did…

If anyone have any questions please post them in the comment section and i will be happy to answer them…..

Happy baking…