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PAAN COCONUT LADOO

Festive mood has set in since Diwali is just a few days away and festivals are  almost always synonymous to good food .So my next coming posts will be Diwali special dishes.To start with today i have for you all ” Paan Coconut Ladoo ” filled with gulkand and dry fruits in between . Have you eaten Pan pasand chocolate ? This laddu tastes almost simlar to it . Paan Coconout ladoo is not just one easy peasy unique dessert .. but also can act as a great mouth freshner .


Beetel leaves are called as veeledele in Kannada and is a must for any auspicious occasions be it for wedding , festival  , pooja etc . It is a part of tambula/ kalasa during those rituals . They are not only auspicious .. but healthy too .  Betel leaves along with chuna is given to a new lactating moms everyday post lunch as it aids in milk production . They aid in digestion , good for weight loss , cold cough , oral health and diabetes too ..no wonder these heart shaped leaves are part of our age old tradition since long . Apart from consuming them in the form of paan .. one can make few dishes too out of it . If you have few left over betel leaves after a pooja or function at home .. these easy and simple recipes come handy to finish them off rather waste . I had shared earlier betel leaves rice ,  betel leaves rasam . Today it’s time for Paan Gulkand laddu . It’s easy , unique and very flavourful . Another best thing about this dessert is .. unlike other laddus , this takes just a tsp of Ghee to make it . I had seen this recipe last year hear and since then wanted to try it … Do try making them this Diwali and enjoy with your friends and family …

Check Out the Video recipe here :

You can see few more ladoo recipes Besan laddu , Rava Laddu , etc

PAAN COCONUT LADOO

PAAN COCONUT LADOO RECIPE / PAAN LADDU - BETEL LEAVES RECIPES

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 10 nos

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Desiccated coconut 1 cup + 2 tablespoons
  • 1/2 cup Condensed milk / milk Maid
  • 4 nos Betel leaves / Paan leaves / Veeledele
  • 4-5 tsp Gulkand
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • few drops green food color optional
  • few Nuts chopped
  • Desiccated coconut for rolling

Instructions
 

  • Wash and roughly chop betel / paan leaves .
  • Blend paan with condensed milk using a food processor / mixie . Pulse well both are well combined. Set aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan on medium heat. Add a cup of dessicated coconut . Rost for 2-3 mins on medium heat , till its aromatic .
  • Add the condensed milk – paan mixture and mix to combine. Add few drops of green food color at this point if you want .
  • Cook for another 2 minutes on low heat, mixture will thicken , you will see the mixture will start coming together.Remove from heat and allow to cool a bit
  • Meanwhile , combine gulkand and chopped nuts ( you may use raisins , cashew , baadam etc )
  • Grease your hands with little ghee, Now, start taking small portion , flatten it and add little gulkand nuts mix in the center.
  • Roll to shape as laddu
  • Coat each laddu with the dessicated coconut. Repeat the same process with the remaining ladoos.
  • PAAN COCONUT LADOO

Notes

  • You can make just 2 ingredient coconut laddu using the the same recipe .. just skip paan part .

2 Comments

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    Precilla
    October 31, 2018 at 7:36 am

    I don’t get Gulkand what else can I use instead?

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