Coconut Rose Laddu

Ingredients (Makes around 10 laddus)

  1. Desiccated coconut – 1.5 cup
  2. Ghee / butter – 2 – 3 tsp
  3. Condensed milk – 1/4 cup + 1 – 2 tbsp or to taste
  4. Whole milk – 1- 2 tbsp (optional)
  5. Cardamom powder – 1 pinch
  6. Salt – 1 pinch, to balance the flavors
  7. Roohafza – 1 – 2 tbsp or to taste (You can use rose syrup instead. Or 1 tsp rose water and a pinch of red food color)
  8. Dates, almonds or any nuts for stuffing the laddusMethod
    1. Heat ghee/ butter in a nonstick pan. Add desiccated coconut, condensed milk and 1-2 tbsp whole milk (add milk only if the desicccated coconut and condensed milk mix looks dry). Stir for 1 – 2 minutes till thick. Add cardamom powder, a pinch of salt, 1 – 2 tbsp roohafza or rose syrup and mix well. Cook for a few seconds and switch off. Cool the mixture slightly.
    2. Grease your palms with a little ghee and roll the laddus. Flatten with palms and place an almond or a small date stuffed with almond. Shape into balls and roll in desiccated coconut. Enjoy!
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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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