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PAAN COCONUT LADOO RECIPE / PAAN LADDU – BETEL LEAVES RECIPES

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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 …

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

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PAAN COCONUT LADOO RECIPE / PAAN LADDU - BETEL LEAVES RECIPES Yum
PAAN COCONUT LADOO
Course dessert
Cuisine indian
Servings
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Ingredients
Course dessert
Cuisine indian
Servings
nos
Ingredients
PAAN COCONUT LADOO
Instructions
  1. Wash and roughly chop betel / paan leaves .
  2. Blend paan with condensed milk using a food processor / mixie . Pulse well both are well combined. Set aside.
  3. 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 .
  4. Add the condensed milk – paan mixture and mix to combine. Add few drops of green food color at this point if you want .
  5. 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
  6. Meanwhile , combine gulkand and chopped nuts ( you may use raisins , cashew , baadam etc )
  7. Grease your hands with little ghee, Now, start taking small portion , flatten it and add little gulkand nuts mix in the center.
  8. Roll to shape as laddu
  9. Coat each laddu with the dessicated coconut. Repeat the same process with the remaining ladoos.
  10. PAAN COCONUT LADOO
Recipe 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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