How to make Kele ke Laddoo -

Ripe bananas cooked with sugar and cardamom powder, shaped into laddoos, rolled in sesame seeds or desiccated coconut or cocoa powder.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Ripe bananas (kele), Desiccated coconut (डेसिकेटेट कोकोनट/ सूखे नारियल का बूरा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts


You can also find more Desserts recipes like Sweet Wantons, Revri Chocolates, Khuskhus Halwa, Badshahi Pear Gola.

Kele ke Laddoo

Kele ke Laddoo Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kele ke Laddoo Recipe

  • Ripe bananas (kele) peeled and mashed finely 300 grams

  • Desiccated coconut 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 4 tablespoons + for greasing

  • Sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch

  • Toasted sesame seeds (til) 1/2 cup

  • Cocoa powder/drinking chocolate 1/2 cup


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan, add mashed bananas and stir. Add 2 tbsps ghee, mix well and cook till the banana leaves the side of the pan.

Step 2

Add sugar, mix well and cook till it reaches a dough like consistency.

Step 3

Add cardamom powder and mix well. Add remaining ghee, mix well and cook, stirring continuously, till the mixture dries up. Switch off heat and cool down to room temperature.

Step 4

Grease your palms with ghee, divide the cooked banana mixture into equal portions and shape into small laddoos.

Step 5

Coat some laddoos with sesame seeds, some with coconut and some with cocoa powder/drinking chocolate. Arrange them on a serving plate and serve.

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