Coconut ladoo or laddu recipe – diwali sweet recipe

Coconut ladoos are a rich sweet dessert made from freshly grated coconut, sugar and milk. It is very easy to make and can also be stored for upto a week in refrigerator. Coconut ladoos are made with very few ingredients and can be made quickly for any festive or special occasions. Do try this recipe and enjoy.


  • Fresh grated coconut - 2 cups
  • Full cream milk - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Ghee as required


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE COCONUT LADOO RECIPE Grate the coconut and keep it aside.

Step 2

Take a heavy bottomed vessel. Add milk, grated coconut and cardamom powder and mix well. Boil this mixture on a low to medium flame for about 10-15 minutes, stirring continuously to avoid getting burnt. IMG_4556 IMG_4557

Step 3

When the milk is absorbed completely, remove from the flame and set aside. IMG_4558

Step 4

Heat a heavy bottomed pan. Add the above coconut mixture and sugar and combine together. IMG_4560

Step 5

Cook the mixture on a low flame till it becomes a thick mass and sugar is well absorbed by the mixture. Once the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, switch off the flame.

Step 6

Let the mixture cool down completely. IMG_4562

Step 7

Grease your palm with little ghee and make equal sized ladoos. Adjust the size as desired. Coconut ladoos are ready to be served. IMG_4578

Step 8

NOTES : Use only the white portion of grated coconut. You can also use condensed milk instead of milk and sugar. You can refrigerate the ladoos for upto a week.

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