Fresh coconuts 2
Sugar 2 cups
Vanilla essence 2 tsp
Remove the coconut from the shell wash it and grate it and keep aside.
Take a pan add the sugar and one cup of water allow it to boil till a syrup is formed.
You can check if there is a string like consistency then add the grated coconut, essence, powdered cardamom and keep on stirring till the mixture leaves the sides of the dish.(If you have pink, lemon or orange colour can be added mixed with little milk.)
Remove it on to a greased plate and allow it to cool. Cut into required size pieces.