Heavenly sweet coconut balls | Kukskitchen


Sweets!! my favourite food, to make or to eat. They r so quick to prepare, well most of them, and sooooo yummylicious  too. With Diwali around the corner, kukskitchen tried a few of them too. There is an interesting story to share about one of them, let me leave that till I post its recipe ;-) It was sooo embarassing!

Heavenly sweet coconut balls coconut burfi

Anyways, anything to do with coconut and I get excited, yes me the Keralan wakes up again. One night I had the erge to eat some thing sweet and, as it always happens on such occasions, there was nothing sweet in the house, well, except for sugar and honey. I was so desperate for a sweet and it was past 10 at night already, and we were watching X-factor. My mind got to work, something very quick to make, with the ingredients I already have stock in house. Something that I can prepare during the ad break!



Heavenly sweet coconut balls coconut burfi


YESSSS! The good old 7 cups, my mums masterpiece. I was so happy and I raided my cupboard. And to my despair there was no gramflour left. Oh dear. What next? Coconut balls! Yes, that is the verdict. Coconut balls it is then :-)

Here is how I made it.

Heavenly sweet coconut balls coconut burfi



Preparation: 10 mts
Cooking Time: 15 mts

Makes approx 16-18 balls


Ingredients:


Grated coconut, dessicated - 4 cups
Milk powder - 1/2 cup
Condensed milk - 1 tin (400g)
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp

A few tbsps of dessicated coconut to garnish

Heavenly sweet coconut balls coconut burfi

Method:


- Heat 1/2 tbsp ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add coconut and saute for 4-5 mts on low flame.

- Add 1/2 cup milk powder and a tin of condensed milk and keep stirring constantly (on low flame) till it starts leaving the sides of the vessel, approx 8-10 mts.

- Add 1/2 tsp cardamom powder and mix. Turn off heat and cool. Grease you hand, make small coconut ladoo balls and roll in dessicated coconut.

Heavenly sweet coconut balls coconut burfi


Tips:

In an air tight container, place the balls in your fridge for longer shelf life.
At room temperature they stay fresh up to 2-3 days.

Heavenly sweet coconut balls coconut burfi

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10 comments:

  1. wow very tempting recipe,luks gr8!

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  2. wow what similarities we watch x factor and love coconut balls/ laddoos :) yum they looks Sherin, like you said something this special can be done in the 9'th hour

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  3. Looks delightfully yummy. I am fond of coconut barfi, would love to try this ball version :)

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  4. Wow thats sounds and looks sooo soft..Yeah crave for sweets suddenly just like you..And thats what we women always do ;P btw lovely ladoos dear!!
    Rasagullas - A Bengali Sweet

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  5. Delightful coconut ladoo,love it.

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  6. Wow tempting coconut balls, loved the clicks!!! First time here, happy to follow u back dear!!!

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  7. looks so good and tempting . . .Lovely clicks. .

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  8. Delicious in taste and in appearance.

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  9. I used to make this in india for christmas. you reminded me old days. thanks
    Http://realhomecookedfood.blogspot.com

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