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Dec 26, 2012







These coconut ladoos are easy to make and are everyone's favourite during festivals.


    1 coconut finely grated
    ½ ltr of full cream milk
    ½ cup of sugar
    8-10 powdered cardamom seeds
    1 pinch of red food colour (optional)


1. Put the milk in a pan

2. Add the grated coconut into the milk

3. Add the powdered cardamom into the milk

4. Let the ingredients boil for 10-15 mins or until all the milk is absorbed by the coconut

5. Keep stirring at regular intervals

6. Place a thick bottomed pan/ kadai on the flame

7. Transfer the contents from the previous pan into the kadai

8. Add sugar into the kadai

9. Cook the ingredients for another 15-20 mins or the until the cocnut has turned sticky

10. Add a pinch of food colour

11. Stir well

12. Let the mixture cool for 5-7 mins before making the ladoos

13. Put a bit of ghee on your palm

14. Take a portion of the mixture and form a round ball

15. Repeat the process with the remaining mixture

16. Cool for 2hrs in the refrigerator and serve cold

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Veena's “I’ve No Time To Cook” Book and YouTube channel are all about simple and quick recipes for working professionals. A self-taught cook, she has appeared on several food shows including 'The Foodie' with Kunal Vijayakar and Mirch Masala.

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