Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Coconut Laddu

Coconut laddus, a very simple n easy sweet...these laddus are prepared with condensed milk n dessicated coconut, its really a delicious sweets..can prepare within half an hour..they ressembles like Coconut Burfi..


1no Sweetened condensed milk (small can)
2 1/2cup Dessicated coconut flakes
2tsp Cardamom powder
2tsp Ghee
1pinch Food colour
1/2cup Water

Take a heavy bottomed kadai r pan..pour the condensed milk..keep the flame in simmer..meanwhile wash the can n use it to measure the dessicated coconut flakes, add half cup of water with the condensed milk n heat it..once they start boil, add 2 cups of dessicated coconut flakes(leave the half cup dessicated coconut flakes for rolling the laddus), cardamom powder n stir them well..

Add a tsp of water to the food colour n add it to the coconut mix..add the ghee n stir for a while..they will turn as a dough n get off from the bottom of the pan..put off the stove..
Take a small quantity of the dough n make them as small balls, roll them with the rest of the dessicated coconut..store them in a air tightened box..can keep them in room temperature for 2 to 3 days...

10 comments:

  1. Hi
    What is the quantity of the condensed milk? 400 grams?
    thanks

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  2. Yep Deepti, i used 400grms can..

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  3. Hi,
    I just wanted to know that most recipes ask you to fry the coconut but u have not. iam jsut curious i want to make this for diwali and so far your's is the easiest recipe.

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  4. @ Reddy, since the coconut used in this recipe goes for dessicated coconut, there is no need to fry them, also dessicated coconut tends to burn if u roast them..hope this helps..

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  5. THANKS...THIS RECIPE IS FAST N EASY...WILL TRY FOR DIWALI

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  6. hi which food coloring do you use for this recipe

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  7. I used orange food colour, you can even skip it and make pure white laddoos.

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  8. Hi Priya,
    Thanks for posting this lovely coconut laddoo recipe.

    I tried it yesterday and it came out real yummy!

    Some points:
    The laddoos came out nice and round, but were soft to the touch and eat - is that ok?

    Or should they be hard like Besan laddoo or Rava laddoo?



    - I used Amul Mithai mate (I think this is less condensed than Nestlé) with half the tin and other ingredients proportionately.

    Do you think that made a difference to the "softness"?


    thanks,
    Hasita

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  9. Thanks for trying Hasita, these laddoos wont get hard like besan or rava laddoos,,they will always a soft inner even after many days,but they wont be soft while touching, this is may be coz of the condensed milk you used for, may be this make the difference.Hope i cleared your doubt.

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  10. Thanks Priya,
    I think so too. I will try it again.

    Btw, did I mention all the laddoos I made got over quite too soon :)

    best,
    Hasita

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