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Coconut badam -Ladoos/Bliss Balls

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The recipe is super simple and takes only minutes to whip up. Just pop them in the freezer overnight and you’ll have on-the-go treats ready for you all week long.

Make this coconut-almond and whip together in jaggery syrup -stuffed snacks —stat. Rolled in shredded coconut, these decadent truffles are a healthy snack disguised as dessert.

These almond and coconut bliss balls are great as snack when you craving something sweet.

Preparation time- 10 minutes
Cooking time-25-30 minutes
Yields-10-12 ladoos (depends on the size of ladoos)

Ingredients:

  • Grated fresh coconut-1cups (tightly packed)
  • Whole badam/almond-1/2cup
  • Powdered jaggery/brown sugar-1/2cup
  • Cardamom powder-1/2tsp

For garnishing:

  • Desiccated coconut-for rolling

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Procedure:

  • Powder the almond to course in a blender/mixer and set aside.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan add powdered Jaggery and 3-4tbsp of water and cook on a medium high flame until the Jaggery completely melts.

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  • Now reduce the flame to low and add grated coconut, almond powder one after the other stirring continuously to make sure no lumps are formed.
  • Continue to cook on the medium low flame, stirring in between until all the moisture evaporates and starts leaving the sides of the pan.

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  • Once the moisture evaporates, stir in cardamom powder and turn off the flame and allow the mixture to cool down.
  • Make small balls, roll each one in the desiccated coconut and serve.
  • These can be stored in a air tight container in the refrigerator up to 5-6days. (if using dry coconut it can be stored for long)

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Note:

  • I love to retain the skin of almond so used whole ones, feel free to use blanched almonds or even store bought almond meal can be used.
  • Fresh coconut can be replaced with Frozen/desiccated coconut.
  • Sweetness can be personalised as per the taste.
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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on March 3, 2016, in Indian, Sweets and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 36 Comments.

  1. They look so yum , plus healthy too 😀

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  2. Reblogged this on Recipe Dreams.

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  3. Delicious! I do love coconut. Mega hugs my friend.

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  4. Yum! So easy and fun to make!

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  5. Healthy. And so delicious.

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  6. Yummm.. Love the clicks

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  7. Chitra these treats look amazing! I just love coconut!

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  8. Ladoooos… yummy yummy. ..

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  9. This looks delicious Chitra…I will try this out for sure. Assuming I can use honey instead or brown sugar?

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  10. Delicious… It’s Bliss indeed…. I can’t wait to make these beauties… Thanks for sharing this recipe…

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  11. Yummm…Looks so delicious….

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  12. Delicious Chitra! Simple and yummy

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  13. Yum! I love truffles, and love that these are healthy, too! 🙂

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  14. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.

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  15. Thehungryballer

    Bliss balls they do look ! …… Yummy !
    Thanks for posting

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  16. Such a simple and delicious treat ! 🙂

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  17. Oh wow, a friend made bliss balls for me once and I loved them – thank you as now I can make them myself! 🙂

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