Eggless Cocunut Macaroons / Thengai Biscuits

by - January 11, 2011

After Browsing Various coconut macaroons recipes, I felt this Eggless coconut macaroons is very much similar to South Indian thengai biscuits & Fulfilled my taste buts after a long time. Thanks Madhuram For this lovely recipes. I increased the quantity of flour from 1/4cup to 1/2cup to get stiff macaroons, rest I followed the original recipe with some variations.


Sweetened condensed milk - 1 cup / 200 grams
Milk - 1/4 cup / 60 ml
All purpose flour / Maida - 1/2 cup / 32 grams
Sweetened shredded coconut flakes ( available in Grocery - baking section of departmental stores)  - 2.5 cups / 135 grams
Semolina / Rava - 3 tbsp / 15 grams
Broken Cashews - 1/4 cup(optional)
Cardamon Powder - 1 tsp / 5 grams
Cooking soda - A pinch
Salt - A pinch


  • Preheat the oven at 400F & line the tray with parchment paper.
  • In large bowl, Mix Condensed milk & milk together with wooden spoon, Whisk it until they blend.
  • Then add Semolina, Flour, Cooking soda, Cardamon powder & salt to this milk mixture and blend it thoroughly. Make sure there is no lump in it.
  • Add shredded coconut to this mixture & blend it until batter was nice & firm as shown in the picture.
  • Drop tablespoonful of batter on the lined tray with equal distance & bake it for 12~15minutes or until the edges become golden brown color.
  • Once done allow the macaroons to cool on the tray for 10 minutes & transfer to a rack & cool completely.
  • Store in air tight container for more than 15 days on room temperature.

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  1. They look so good...mouthwatering. Can I use dessicated coconut instead of fresh coconut?

  2. Such a prefect looking macaroons,feel like munching some..

  3. Hi Vandhana, I used dessicated coconut only. You can use fresh coconut but only thing is, we cant store it for longer time.

  4. Thanks Gals for your support & comments..

  5. Whoo..they have came out soooooooooo PERFECT!!
    Thanks a lot for linking this to bookmark event :)

    US Masala

  6. Sweetened coconut flakes are available in the baking section of the supermarket's here.I feel they are very handy for this recipe.Never used desiccated coconut in macaroons so far! :)

    This is my all-time favourite snack..have tried many baking goodies with sweetened cocnut flakes!

    macaroons look yummy! :P :P

  7. I made this last year from the same site u've been to..It tasted awesome excatly like our burfi..good job saras

  8. Those look fantastic and so delicious!

  9. Thank you for visiting my blog.... I came to Irving, a week back. :-)

    I am following your blog... It is very nice.

  10. I have tasted these......yummy marked dear.

  11. your eggless macaroons turned out so great. love the addition of fresh coconut flakes. bet they smelled heavenly.
    thanks for sharing
    best wishes,

  12. Thanks for the entry.Keep them coming.

  13. The eggless macaroons looks perfect..
    Love your variation in the recipe..

  14. Hello sis,

    Can you tell me if i can use regular fresh cocnut / dessicated dry coconut , i cant get the sweetened coconut flakes in Canada

  15. Ma'am..can you tell me the conversion of cup into grams.

  16. Hi Aditi,

    I have updated the ingredients in grams. Hope this will help you.



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