This Gurer Narkel Naru or Jaggery & Coconut Bliss Balls are a must during any Bengali festive celebration. All you need is some coconut & jaggery. That’s it. Both are abundantly available in a Bengali household and when combined together yields enough to cater to everyone in the family, from young to old because everyone is a big fan of this traditional Bengali sweet called Narkel Naru.
This Narkel Ghonto recipe is a unique Bengali vegetarian or ‘niramish’ dish where grated coconut has been stirfried with a handful of Indian spices. It strikes a unique balance between the sweetness of the freshly grated coconut and a subtle heat from green chilli.