How to make Roasted Coconut Laddoos - Roasting the coconut gives these laddoos a fantastic nutty flavour.

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Main Ingredients : Dried coconut ( khopra) (खोपरा), Coconut milk (नारियल का दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Roasted Coconut Laddoos
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Hindi: nariyal
Coastal cuisine of India loves the coconut. Be it Goan or Malwani, Karnatak, Tamilian or from Kerala, the taste of coconut reigns supreme. Think about a rich fish curry and try making it obliterating the coconut! It will pass off as a fake. Very correctly termed as the ‘plant of life,’ each and every part of the coconut plant is useful in one or the other way.

For more recipes related to Roasted Coconut Laddoos checkout Panchakhadya. You can also find more Mithais recipes like Raghavdas Laadoo, Til Peetha, Jamun Shrikhand, Til ki Burfi.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Roasted Coconut Laddoos Recipe

  • Dried coconut ( khopra) dried 1½ cups

  • Coconut milk 1 cup

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 cup

  • Salt a pinch

  • Almonds slivered 4-5

  • Pistachios slivered 8-10

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch

Method

Step 1

Dry roast coconut in a non-stick pan on low heat till golden brown. Add coconut milk, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 2

Add lemon zest, jaggery, salt, almonds and pistachios. Increase heat to medium and cook for 15-20 minutes or till the liquid is completely absorbed.

Step 3

Remove from heat and cool down to room temperature. Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions and shape them into laddoos.

Step 4

Serve.