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 them in a air tightened box..can keep them in room temperature for 2 to 3 days...


Deepti Khemani Bhatia said... Reply To This Comment

What is the quantity of the condensed milk? 400 grams?

Priya Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

Yep Deepti, i used 400grms can..

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

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.

Priya Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

@ 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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Anonymous said... Reply To This Comment

hi which food coloring do you use for this recipe

Priya Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

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

Hasita said... Reply To This Comment

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"?


Priya Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

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.

Hasita said... Reply To This Comment

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 :)