Khirapat is a Prasad – an offering – made especially during the Ganeshotsav festival. It is made using easily available ingredients and tastes superb. I remember waiting eagerly for the ‘Aarti’ to finish during childhood just because we used to get to eat Khirapat.


A sweet Prasad - offering - for Ganpati Bappa.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author Anuya


  • 1 Cup Grated dry coconut
  • 4 Tsp Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tsp Poppy Seeds
  • 1 Tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Cashew nuts & Raisins


  • Lightly dry roast the grated Coconut and Poppy seeds and set aside to cool.
    Khirapat Ingredients
  • When the roasted grated coconut and poppy seeds cool down, mix all the ingredients together in a big bowl.
    Khirapat Ingredients
  • Khirapat is ready.


Khirapat can be made three to four days in advance and stored up to fifteen days in an air-tight container. It does not spoil as we have used all dry ingredients.

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