Sweet coconut ladoos (sphere-shaped sweets)

Are you looking for last minute dessert option? Then this recipe is for you! Instant coconut ladoo is a quick and elegant dessert recipe which is prepared with just three ingredients: fresh grated coconut or desiccated coconut powder, condensed milk, and cardamom powder. These ladoos just melt in your mouth and everyone loves them! This mouthwatering dish is perfect to make for festivals and also if you need a last minute dessert option.

Serves 15

[Per serving Calories 100, Fat 5g, Carbs 9g, Fiber 1g, Protein 2g]


1.5 cup fresh grated coconut or desiccated coconut

1 tsp ghee

1 tsp cardamom powder

¾ cup condensed milk

¼ cup fresh or desiccated coconut for rolling


Heat 1 tsp ghee in pan on low flame. Add freshly grated coconut.** Sauté the coconut for 4-5 minutes until some of the moisture evaporates. Stir thoroughly. Add condensed milk and the cardamom powder. Stir thoroughly until the mixture begins to thicken. You have keep stirring frequently to prevent it from sticking. Turn off the flame and pour the mixture in another pan. Once the mixture is cooled completely, divide the mixture in 15 portions and make small to medium balls. Roll the coconut ladoo in desiccated or fresh coconut evenly. Place the coconut ladoos in air tight container and refrigerate them. Serve them after 1 hour and you can keep them in the fridge for a week.


**If you are using desiccated coconut then you don’t need to sauté in ghee, you can directly heat the mixture mixing it with condensed milk.

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