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Instant Coconut Ladoo Recipe (Rose, Saffron, Cardamom)

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Instant Coconut Ladoo Recipe — 3 Ways | Nariyal Ladoo | Rose Coconut Ladoo | Saffron Coconut Ladoo | Cardamom Coconut Ladoo. Coconut ladoo aka Nariyal Ladoo is an old-fashioned Indian sweet adored by every age group.

These visually stunning ladoos make a great festive treat, and they are also wonderful as a gift during festivals such as Holi, Diwali.

In India there is popular custom to start any new project (or celebration) with something sweet. They say, “Muuh meetha ho jaye”, meaning let’s eat something sweet. Or some say, “Kuch meethe se shuruaat karte hain”, meaning let’s start with something sweet.

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By telling you all this means, that I also want to start this festive season on a sweet note, and that’s why I have a sweet bonanza for you all.

How many of you believe that there is nothing better than Mom’s food? I do. You can only know the importance of it when you don’t get it often.

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So I am presenting my mom’s coconut laddo recipe with you all. Hope you will love them as much my family and I do.

I have made them in some flaours, so this post is all about flavorufl and colorful coconut ladoos. This is “Instant Coconut Ladoo 3 ways”. And these three types of irresistible coconut ladoos are:

  1. Coconut Cardamom Ladoo
  2. Coconut Rose Ladoo
  3. Coconut Saffron Ladoo

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These coconut ladoos are so fuss-free, quick and easy that I even sometimes make them in the evenings whenever dessert cravings strike in. But if you want to go a step forward like me, then opt for any or all of the flavorings I have shared in this recipe. Every flavour is unique in its own term.

Other festive dishes you might also love are: chaats, Chola Bhatura, Mirchi Vada, Bread Pakora, Samosas, khaman, kachori, pakora, and snacks-list.

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What is coconut ladoo?

Coconut ladoo is an old-fashioned Indian sweet adored by every age group. These visually stunning ladoos make a great festive treat, and they are also wonderful as a gift during festivals such as Holi, Diwali. They are just perfect for any celebrations and other auspicious occasions. Today I am sharing a very simple recipe for this instant coconut ladoo. This coconut based sweet can be made using freshly grated coconut or desiccated coconut. For the ease, I have used desiccated coconut here.

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You can sweeten them up with sugar, jaggery, palm sugar, coconut sugar, or sweetened condensed milk. Since this is a speedy and instant version I am using condensed milk here. I haven’t added any nuts here, but feel free to add your preferred nuts.

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What are the essential ingredients for making these sensational laddos?

These sensational ladoos are made with two essential key ingredients. And these ingredients are coconut and condensed milk. You can simply make super delish ladoos out of these two magical ingredients. You can enjoy authentic coconut ladoos in a jiffy without any hassle.

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Why would you love these coconut ladoos?

There are many reasons to love love these jaw-dropping coconut ladoos.

  1. Each and every essence is mouth-watering good and preparing them is a gem.
  2. Plus, these swoon-worthy ladoos require only 10 minutes cooking time. All these three flavours can be made in 15 minutes + cooling time.
  3. They also don’t need a long list of ingredients.
  4. Anyone who loves coconut in general, or coconut truffles they would surely love them.
  5. They make an exquisite dessert for dinner parties.

So are you planning to make them today? During this weekend? Anytime in near future? If yes, then I must say you should make them ASAP, because any super easy and delicious thing such as these dreamy laddos don’t deserve a long wait. 😉 🙂 Enjoy these aromatic nutty balls.

See you soon.

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Instant Coconut Ladoo Recipe (Rose, Saffron, Cardamom) (Step-by-step photo instructions)

Make Coconut Ladoo Base //

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a heavy-bottomed pan.
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  3. Put desiccated coconut roast for 5 minutes at low heat.
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  5. Add the condensed milk and mix thoroughly until all the coconut is coated well with condensed milk.
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  7. Add the cardamom powder and mix it thoroughly.
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  9. Sauté until the mixture becomes thick or till it starts to leave sides of the pan.
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  11. Divide the mixture into three portions.
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How to Make Saffron Coconut Ladoo //

  1. Take one portion and add saffron soaked in warm milk.
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  3. Mix thoroughly and cook for 1 minute.
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  5. Transfer it to a bowl and let the mixture cool down for 5 minutes.
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  7. Grease your palms, take some mixture, and make a round ball out of it.
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  9. Roll Saffron Coconut Ladoos in some desiccated coconut. (Repeat steps 3-4 to make remaining laddos.)
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  11. Enjoy as an aftermeal dessert.
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How to Make Rose Coconut Ladoo //

  1. Take one portion and add 1 tablespoon rose syrup and 1/2 teaspoon rose water (optional).
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  3. Mix thoroughly and cook for 1 minute.
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  5. Transfer it to a bowl and let the mixture cool down for 5 minutes.
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  7. Grease your palms, take some mixture, and make a round ball out of it.
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  9. Roll Rose Coconut Ladoos in some desiccated coconut. (Repeat steps 3-4 to make remaining laddos.)
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  11. Enjoy them with your family and friends.
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How to Make Cardamom Coconut Ladoo //

  1. Take one portion and transfer it to a bowl. Let the mixture cool down for 5 minutes.
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  3. Grease your palms, take some mixture, and make a round ball out of it.
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  5. Roll the Cardamom Coconut Ladoos in some desiccated coconut. (Repeat steps 3-4 to make remaining laddos). Cardamom Coconut Ladoos are ready!
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Instant Coconut Ladoo Recipe (Rose, Saffron, Cardamom) [Recipe]

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Coconut or Nariyal Ladoo is a popular Indian sweet. Learn to make Instant Coconut Ladoo Recipe in 3 different flavours which are rose, saffron, and cardamom.
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Prep time 🕐 Cook time 🕐 Total time 🕐
15 mins
Category ☶ Cuisine ♨ Serves ☺
Desserts Indian 20 Ladoos
Nutrition Info ⊛ Serving size ⊚
255 calories 1 serving

INGREDIENTS

For Instant Coconut Ladoo //
Flavorings //
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom powder (For cardamom flavoring)
  • 10 saffron strands soaked for 15 minutes in 1 tablespoon warm milk (For saffron flavoring)
  • 1 tablespoon rose syrup (For rose flavoring)
  • 1/2 teaspoon rose water (For rose flavoring)

INSTRUCTIONS:

Make Coconut Ladoo Base //
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a heavy-bottomed pan.
  2. Put desiccated coconut roast for 5 minutes at low heat.
  3. Add the condensed milk and mix thoroughly until all the coconut is coated well with condensed milk.
  4. Add the cardamom powder and mix it thoroughly.
  5. Sauté until the mixture becomes thick or till it starts to leave sides of the pan.
  6. Divide the mixture into three portions.
How to Make Saffron Coconut Ladoo //
  1. Take one portion and add saffron soaked in warm milk.
  2. Mix thoroughly and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Transfer it to a bowl and let the mixture cool down for 5 minutes.
  4. Grease your palms, take some mixture, and make a round ball out of it.
  5. Roll Saffron Coconut Ladoos in some desiccated coconut. (Repeat steps 3-4 to make remaining laddos.)
  6. Enjoy as an aftermeal dessert.
How to Make Rose Coconut Ladoo //
  1. Take one portion and add 1 tablespoon rose syrup and 1/2 teaspoon rose water (optional).
  2. Mix thoroughly and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Transfer it to a bowl and let the mixture cool down for 5 minutes.
  4. Grease your palms, take some mixture, and make a round ball out of it.
  5. Roll Rose Coconut Ladoos in some desiccated coconut. (Repeat steps 3-4 to make remaining laddos.)
  6. Enjoy them with your family and friends.
How to Make Cardamom Coconut Ladoo //
  1. Take one portion and transfer it to a bowl. Let the mixture cool down for 5 minutes.
  2. Grease your palms, take some mixture, and make a round ball out of it.
  3. Roll the Cardamom Coconut Ladoos in some desiccated coconut. (Repeat steps 3-4 to make remaining laddos). Cardamom Coconut Ladoos are ready!

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