milkmaid coconut ladoo recipe
  Coconut Ladoo
These healthy ladoos are known as avani avittam’ in South India, ‘kajri purnima’ in Madhya Pradesh, ‘narali purnima’ by the fishermen of Maharashtra.
Cook Time: 1hr 5 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Serves: 2-3 people
Tagged in: Cuisine, Desserts, Indian, Others, Quick & Easy, Recipes, Type of Dish, Vegetarian
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1 cup fresh coconut (grated)
1 ½ cup milk
½ cup sugar
¼ tsp cardamom powder
1 tsp ghee
Desiccated coconut for garnish


  1. In a pan heat ghee and sauté coconut for ½ a minute.
  2. Add milk and stir until the milk thickens. This should take about 15 minutes.
  3. Add sugar and cardamom powder to this and continue to cook.
  4. Once the mixture firms up in around 30-40 minutes, remove from fire and allow it to cool.
  5. Make small balls out of it and roll it into the desiccated coconut. Chill and serve.