Goan Chonya Doce, Doce de Grão

Goan Conya Doce is a sweet fudge made with chana dal, coconut, and sugar with some ghee and cardamom. It is a standard sweet made throughout Christmas, wedding events, and unique celebrations.

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Goan Chonya Doce Dish | Chana Dal Fudge | Doce De Grão

Here is our dish for the well-known chana dal doce which is made in Goa throughout Christmas, wedding events, and unique celebrations. It is a standard sweet made from split Bengal grams, grated coconut along with clarified butter and cardamom.

This chana dal sweet simply melts in the mouth and resembles fudge, soft and fragile and incredibly scrumptious. Do attempt our dish of chana dal doce and let us understand how it ended up for you in the remark area listed below this dish.

Why Make Chonya Doce

☑ Most convenient sweet meal ever

☑ Requirements just 3 active ingredients generally

☑ Tatses definitely scrumptious, melt in mouth kind fudge

☑ Distinct taste of chana dal and coconut

☑ Remains fresh for long time

☑ Covert standard dish from Goa

Active Ingredients Required for Goan Chonya Doce

  • Chana dal/Split Bengal gram: Chana dal or split Bengal gram is utilized to make chonya doce. Often individuals likewise utilize split yellow peas rather.
  • Desiccated coconut/Fresh entire coconut: Either usage fresh entire coconut or devoted coconut. As we will be making coconut paste so you can utilize whatever alternative readily available to you.
  • Sugar: Plain granulated white sugar.
  • Ghee: Ghee or butter to include some richness to the fudge. If you wish to make it vegan, you can avoid including ghee or utilize some odor free oil rather.
  • Cardamom: For some incredible tastes.
chonya doce ingredients

How to make Goan Chonya Doce

Action 1. Prepare dal– Wash and soak chana dal in adequate water for couple of hours. Prepare the dal in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles or till soft. Utilize a little water to prepare.

Grind chana dal to make a great paste. Utilize the additional water left after boiling the dal, if needed.

Action 2. Prepare coconut paste– Grind coconut with 1 1/4 cup of water to make a paste in a food mill.

Action 3. Prepare chonya doce-In a heavy bottom, pan or wok include ghee, dal paste, coconut paste, and sugar. Mix well. Prepare on low medium heat, very first sugar will melt and the mix will be really loose.

Keep cooking and stirring in between till mix thickens and begins to leave sides of the pan.

Prepare till a thick dough-like consistency is accomplished. It took 50 minutes for my mix to reach that phase.

Action 4. Set the fudge-Transfer this mix to a greased board or kitchen area counter, flatten with a rolling pin and cut into wanted shapes. Shop in air-tight containers.

Serving Ideas and Storage

Serve chonya doce as it is or with a cup of coffee or tea. You can keep this fudge in air-tight containers in the fridge for a week. This can likewise remain at space temperature level for 2 days.

I haven’t attempted freezing the fudge however it may be okay to freeze it. Defrost a night prior to and a little warm up in MW prior to consuming once again.

Pro Tips

  • Make certain to soak the chana dal for a minimum of 4 hours, ideally over night or 8 hours.
  • Do not include excessive water to the dal while grinding.
  • Attempt to utilize as little water as you can to make the coconut paste.
  • The more water you will utilize for grinding, the more time it is going to require to prepare the fudge.
  • Keep the heat on a low medium throughout the cooking.
  • This meal needs constant stirring, make certain to do that otherwise dal will stick at the bottom of the pan.
  • Once it begins thickening, it may sprinkle so make certain to be cautious.
  • Make your preferred style with a fork or leave it plain if wanted.
  • It takes 8-10 hours to set the fudge correctly. Cut it once the fudge is set correctly.

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goan chana dal fudge

Goan Chonya Doce

Sapana Behl

Goan Conya Doce is a sweet fudge made with chana dal, coconut, and sugar with some ghee and cardamom. It is a standard sweet made throughout Christmas, wedding events, and unique celebrations.

Preparation Time 10 minutes

Prepare Time 50 minutes

Resting Time 8 hrs

Overall Time 9 hrs

Course Dessert

Food Indian, Indian dessert

  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoon/ 450 gm chana dal/split bengal gram
  • 2 cups sugar or according to taste
  • 200 gm/ 2 cups desiccated coconut or one entire fresh coconut
  • 1 green cardamom /1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespoon ghee/clarified butter
  • Wash and soak chana dal in adequate water for couple of hours. Pressure cook including simply adequate water till soft.

  • Grind chana dal to make a great paste. Utilize the additional water left after boiling the dal, if needed.

  • Grind coconut with 1 1/4 cup of water to make a paste in a food mill

  • In a heavy bottom, pan or wok include ghee, dal paste, coconut paste, and sugar. Mix well.

  • Prepare on low medium heat, very first sugar will melt and the mix will be really loose.

  • Keep cooking and stirring in between till mix thickens and began to leave sides of the pan.

  • Prepare till a thick dough-like consistency is accomplished. It tookk 50 minutes for my mix to reach that satge.

  • Transfer this mix to a greased board or kitchen area counter, flatten with a rolling pin and cut into wanted shapes.

  • Shop in air-tight containers.

  1. Make certain to soak the chana dal for a minimum of 4 hours, ideally over night or 8 hours.
  2. Do not include excessive water to the dal while grinding.
  3. Attempt to utilize as little water as you can to make the coconut paste.
  4. The more water you will utilize for grinding, the more time it is going to require to prepare the fudge.
  5. Keep the heat on a low medium throughout the cooking.
  6. This meal needs constant stirring, make certain to do that otherwise dal will stick at the bottom of the pan.
  7. Once it begins thickening, it may sprinkle so make certain to be cautious.
  8. Make your preferred style with a fork or leave it plain if wanted.
  9. It takes 8-10 hours to set the fudge correctly. Cut it once the fudge is set correctly.

Serving: 2pieceCalories: 319kcalCarbohydrates: 48.1gProtein: 4.5gFat: 14.3gHydrogenated Fat: 11.5gCholesterol: 3mgSalt: 11mgPotassium: 104mgFiber: 6gSugar: 36.6gCalcium: 64mgIron: 1mg

Keyword chana dal fudge, chonya doce, doce de grao, goa unique chana dal fudge, goan chonya doce

This post was initially published in 2014, ever since I have actually upgraded the photos and material for much better engagement.

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Finest Regards,
Sapana Behl

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