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Coconut Laddu

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A quick and delicious ladoo recipe for any festival or special occasion.

Coconut Laddu is a rich, delicious and easy to make ladoo variety. Made using coconut, condensed milk and cardamom powder, it is very easy to make.

Typically made during festivals and special occasions, these are a tasty variation from the usual boondi laddu or besan laddu.

There are numerous recipes for making this laddu. In some parts, freshly grated coconut is used with grated jaggery. While another recipe uses grated coconut with milk and sugar. This recipe below used condensed milk.

Since it requires just 4 ingredients, these laddus are extremely simple to make and does not involve an elaborate process.


Coconut Laddu

Coconut Laddu

Coconut Laddu
5 from 2 votes

Coconut Laddu

A quick and delicious ladoo recipe for any festival or special occasion.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: besan laddu, coconut, laddoo, ladoo


  • 1 cup Condensed Milk
  • 2 cup Desiccated Coconut
  • as required Cardamom Powder
  • as required Mixed Nuts (Almonds/Cashews/Walnuts) chopped or broken


  • Heat a non stick pan in medium flame.
  • Add the condensed milk and 1 1/2 cup coconut to it.
  • Keep stirring continuously.
  • When the mixture is thickened, add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Keep stirring until the mixture is not sticking to the pan.
  • Remove from flame and transfer the content to another dry plate.
  • Keep the remaining 1/2 cup coconut in a plate.
  • Make small balls of laddu when it is little hot.
  • Roll over the balls in the coconut.
  • Garnish with nuts and serve.

Recipe Video


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Vijayluxmi Naidoo November 3, 2021 - 8:18 am

Thx u for sharing can i use fresh coconut
Thx u

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Praveen Kumar November 5, 2021 - 1:49 pm


You can use fresh coconut to make this laddoo.

SUNDARASIVAM S November 2, 2021 - 11:49 am

For making laddus the SUGAR is must, but you have not spelled about that.

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Praveen Kumar November 2, 2021 - 12:45 pm

The condensed milk adds the necessary sweetness, so sugar is not needed.

5 from 2 votes (2 ratings without comment)

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