Cast Iron

Coconut Laddoo

Photo by Dhrubaa De Mukherjee
Author Notes

This is a very popular East Indian holiday dessert. Uses 4 ingredients and keeps for months. —Dhrubaa De Mukherjee

  • Makes 20
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Grated coconut
  • 1 cup Khoya/Mewa/Milk Solids
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom powder
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Directions
  1. Mix all the ingredients in a cast iron skillet or a heavy bottomed pan.
  2. Heat the pan over medium heat. Stir continuously until the sugar and kheer are completely melted and the mixture starts forming a lump and sticks to the spatula. Takes about 8-10 minutes. Turn off heat and let cool slightly.
  3. While the mixture is still warm, take a little bit and roll it between your palms to form round shapes.
  4. Tranfer to a plate that has been slightly greased. Store the coconut laddoos in an airtight container. It keeps for about a month.

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