1 cup sugar
1 cup moist grated coconut (or one cup of dried grated coconut moistened with 2 tbsp of milk or water)
1/2 teaspoon Cardamon
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (option)
Food color (option)
Get fresh matured coconut
Get the coconut meat out of the coconut
Grate coconut as needed or finely chop in a food processor..
In a hot skillet, heat the sugar until it melts and just when it begins to turn brown reduce heat.
Add coconut and all other ingredients mix well with a wooden spoon for about a minute.
Poor the mixture into a pan that has been lightly greased or lined with waxed paper. Use a spatula to layer the top and let it rest for few minutes.
Cut into squares or diamonds while still warm.
* For crunchy kashata use the direction
*For chewy kashata add one spoon of water
Let cool and serve.