Coconut and Melon seeds Katli-easy Katli Recipe-Nariyal Magaz Katli

Nariyal Magaz Katli

Nariyal Magaz Katli is a very popular Indian sweet dishes, generally prepared for Laddu Gopal (Lord Krishna) on the occasion of Janmashtami. Nariyal Magaz Katli is a tasty, soft coconut dessert that is easy to prepare, and this recipe requires few with ingredients.

Nariyal Magaz Katli

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Nariyal Magaz Katli

 Nariyal Magaz Katli Recipe:

Prep time:15 min              Cooking Time: 45-50 min             Serves: 2-3 

 Main Ingredient: Coconut, Melon seeds, and sugar.
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Level of cooking: Easy


  • 1.5 cup grated or desiccated Coconut
  • 1/2 cup melon seeds
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • A greased plate to set the Katli/Paak
  • 1/2 teaspoon ghee or unsalted butter


  • Take 1/2 teaspoon of ghee in a pan over low heat and add the melon seeds.
  • Stir fry on low heat till they start crackling.
  • Cover the pan with a lid to avoid splattering.
  • Remove from the pan and set aside to cool.


  1. In another pan, warm the water and sugar together over Low heat till the sugar dissolves.
  2. Once the sugar dissolves, let the syrup boil over medium-high heat till it reaches to 2 string consistency.(*stir the sugar syrup at regular intervals.)
  3. Now switch off the flame.
  4. Add roasted Melon seeds, cardamom powder and coconut into the sugar syrup and mix well.
  5. Now transfer this mixture to the greased plate.
  6. Allow it to cool down for 30 minutes in refrigerator or till it set.
  7. Cut into pieces of the desired size using a sharp knife.
  8.  Nariyal Magaz Katli is ready to serve.


  • The consistency of sugar syrup must be perfect otherwise either the paag/paak will not set at all or become so hard.
  • Mixing and spreading process should be done quickly otherwise, it may harden before spreading.


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