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Coconut Ladoos

Calling all coconut lovers. These coconut ladoos are filled with fresh and desiccated coconut making for a very flavorful ladoo. The addition of condensed milk makes it rich and delicious perfect for Diwali.
Prep Time 10 mins
Chill Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Celebration, Dessert, Finger food, High Tea, Snack, Sweet tooth, tea time
Cuisine Indian
Servings 12 Ladoos


  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon


  • 1 1/2 cups Fresh Coconut grated
  • 3/4 cup Desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup Condensed milk
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1/2 cup Milk powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder


  • Dried rose flowers


  • Remove 1/4 cup of desiccated coconut and set aside.
  • Mix all the other ingredients in a medium bowl and stir until the mixture is well combined.
  • Pinch the mixture with your fingers and roll into balls between your palms.
  • Roll the coconut ladoos into the 1/4 cup of desiccated coconut. And stud each ladoo with a dried rose.
  • Chill for 15 mins before serving.


  • If the mixture seems too runny and wet, add a little more dry coconut into the mixture. If it seems a little dry add a little more condensed milk.
  • If the mixture is sticking to your hands, use a little ghee or coconut oil to help them not stick.