How to make Roasted Coconut Laddoos -

Roasting the coconut gives these laddoos a fantastic nutty flavour.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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.

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.

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