Carrot-Coconut Ladoos

By Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen - Monday, November 11, 2013

Carrot ladoos were in my to do list for a long time. so, when valli announced dessert using veggies theme, I decided to make it this time.  They are very easy to make, great in taste and color. I have used equal amount of carrot and coconut, but you can increase the carrots to another 1/2 cup.  Addition of raisins adds an  oomph to the color factor. Brown puffy raisins in orange balls looks damn cute. So do not miss that!!! This makes a great after-school treat to kids and  a colorful party dessert too.
Ingredients(makes 24 ladoos)
1 Cup shredded carrots
1 Cup desscated coconut
1/4 Cup of silvered almonds
1/4 Cup of raisins
1/2 tin Condensed Milk(400g tin)
4 tsp ghee

  • In a Non-stick pan, add ghee, add silvered almonds and raisins and saute for  2 minutes or until the raisins puff up.
  • Add shredded carrots and saute for around 8-10 minutes until the carrots wilt and changes color to a pale  orange.
  • Now add desiccated coconut and saute for 2 minutes or until a nice aroma emanates.
  • Next add condensed milk and mix well. The mixture will immediately come together as a ball. 
  • Keep stirring for another 1 or 2 minutes until the mixture turns a bit dry.
  • Take it off the stove.  Let it become warm enough to touch. Make lemon-size balls out of it. Store it in an air-tight container in the  fridge. 

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  1. wow thats really an innovative ladoo :) looks super cute and irresistible :)

  2. looks so colorful and inviting,feel like grabbing it...nice clicks Priya.

  3. Looks so colourful and tempting Priya..very lovely shots as well..

  4. Lovely da..Nice combo

  5. Laddu are looking great, thanks for sharing

  6. Very colorful and tempting ladoos ! Will try for sure....

  7. Addition of condensed milk takes any sweet to another level..lovely loaddus

  8. That's a great recipe. Other than carrot halwa and payasam, I would never have thought about making ladoos!

  9. I make something similar too...this looks so yummy...drooling here

  10. Those laddoos look so colorful and delicious.

  11. Ladoo looks awesome. Must try recipe

  12. really like this combo of ingredients - would def. try these


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