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Coconut Besan Ladoo ~ Easy Diwali Sweet

Coconut Besan Ladoo is a quick Indian Sweet that you can make for any festival. Make this for Diwali and enjoy the nutty coconut and besan in a jaggery mix.
Course Sweets
Cuisine India
Keyword Besan Ladoo
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Diwali
By Diet Healthy Recipes
Dish Type Festival Sweets, Under 5 Ingredients
Author Srivalli

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Besan
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • 3/4 cup Jaggery
  • 1/4 Almonds
  • 3 to 4 tbsp Ghee

Instructions

  • Heat a nonstick pan with 1 tsp ghee, roast chopped almonds and remove to a plate.
  • Next, roast the freshly grated coconut till it's done. Takes about 3 to 4 mins. Make sure you don't burn it.
  • Once done, add the besan and roast well for 4 to 5 mins.
  • Mix this to the roasted coconut along with nuts and combine well.
  • Add this back to the pan and add 2 tbsp ghee and roast well for about 5 to 6 mins.
  • Transfer to a bowl, add grated jaggery and combine well.
  • Finally, roast this again for 2 mins until the whole mixture is well combined.
  • Allow to cool for about 5 mins or when you are able to handle the heat.
  • Make tight balls into ladoos and store in an airtight container for a week.
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