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Carrot - Coconut Laddoo / Sweet Treats

VegCookBook by Praveena
Healthy & tasty Traditional Indian laddoo / festive sweet treats, made with fresh ingredients within 30 mins.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Roll the laddoos 5 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 10 laddoos

Equipment

  • Thick bottomed vessel
  • Food processor / Blender / Mixie.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Grated Carrot
  • 1 cup Fresh Grated Coconut
  • ¾ cup Sugar / Jaggery
  • 10 count Raisins / Kishmish
  • 10 count Cashew nuts
  • ¼ teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 5 tablespoons Ghee / Butter
  • 6 tablespoons Water

Instructions
 

PREP WORK:

  • Firstly, get the carrots and coconut grated, using a food processor / hand grater.

COOKING:

  • Put a thick bottomed pan / vessel on stove under medium flame.
    Add a tablespoon of ghee / butter, add all the dry fruits & nuts.
    Fry them until they turn light brown in colour, take aside into a separate plate.
  • In the same pan add one tablespoon of ghee, the grated carrot and fry them until they shrink & the raw smell is eliminated. Take aside.
    In the same pan add one more tablespoon of ghee & the grated coconut.
    Fry them until the raw smell of coconut is gone and they change the colour. Take them aside.
  • Add the grated jaggery to the pan. Pour the water. Keep mixing, let it melt.
    When bubbles, foam is formed, immediately add all these>> roasted dry fruits, nuts, grated carrot, grated coconut, remaining ghee, cardamom powder.
  • Continue mixing until the content leaves the sides of the vessel/pan.
    Switch the flame off and let the it come to lukewarm stage.
  • Grease your palms with ghee/butter and shape the laddoos into round balls. Done!!

Notes

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