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Doce de grao - Goan cuisine

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Doce de grao - Goan cuisine

Shalini Bhalla | Mar 22, 2004 02:58 PM

I've made an Indian Goan sweet called Doce de grao for quite a few years. It has its roots in the Goan Portuguese heritage. It is like a fudge, made with chana dal (grao), coconuts, sugar etc. Since I dont know any Portuguese myself, I was wondering what "doce" means and if it refers to some method of preparation, as in, are there "doces" made with other ingredients.
Also, does such a dish exist in Portuguese cuisine?

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