Narkel naru recipe is an integral part festive celebration, starting from “Durga puja” to “Bhai Dooj”. It is one of the most popular and beloved Bengali dessert recipes which is prepared every year in almost every Bengali house. It is a scrumptious easy Bengali dessert prepared with only four ingredients. In this preparation, grated fresh coconut is cooked with sugar, khoya and cardamom powder till sticky and is then shaped into small balls. It is an absolute moreish and does not have any fix timing to devour.
Usually, in any Bengali house, people started preparing narkel naru before the start of Durga puja and serve them during Durga puja and Bijaya Dashami when people come to visit their houses. It is a custom followed by generations with joy and happiness. After Durga puja, one more fresh batch of narkel naru is prepared on Kojagori Lokkhi puja where homemade sweets are offered to goddess Laxmi. These small balls of delight are even served in Diwali and Bhai fota(Bhai Dooj) to make the occasion more special.