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Coconut Jaggery Ladoo is a delicious dessert made with coconut and jaggery. It is known as Nariyal Gud Ladoo in Hindi and Thengai Vellam Ladoo in Tamil.
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Coconut Jaggery Ladoo, Nariyal Gud Ladoo, Thengai Vellam Ladoo

Coconut Jaggery Ladoo is a delicious dessert made with coconut and jaggery. It is known as Nariyal Gud Ladoo in Hindi and Thengai Vellam Ladoo in Tamil.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Author Fareeha

Ingredients

  • 4 big coconuts
  • 500 gms jaggery

Instructions

  • Break open the coconuts. Grate or shred them.
  • Take the jaggery in a pan with little water. Cook on low heat till all the jaggery pieces are melt.
  • Strain this jaggery syrup immediately using a fine tea strainer to remove all the dirt.
  • Add the grated or shredded coconut to this jaggery syrup and cook on medium heat.
  • Cook till all the syrup is absorbed into the coconut and the mixture is thick. (At this point you can cook it further to form a thick lump to get more hard ladoos. I remove when the mixture doesn't fall from the ladle and I get softer ladoos.)
  • Remove from heat. Allow the mixture to cool down a little bit.
  • Apply ghee to your palms. Take a lemon sized mixture and form it into a ball while the coconut mixture is still hot.
  • Allow to cool and serve.