Makhana coconut laddu

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Makhana coconut laddu


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 6
  • 2 cups lotus seeds (makhanas)

  • 1/2 cup 2 tbsp desiccated coconut

  • 4 tbsp milk powder

  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder (elaichi)

  • 2 tbsp milk

  • 2 tbsp Clarified butter (ghee)

  • 10 almonds

  • 10 cashews

  • 10-12 rose petals

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar


  • In a pan add 2 tbsp of clarified butter and roast the makhanas for 5 minutes on medium to high flame. Transfer them in a bowl. keep aside. 
  • To the same pan add almonds and cashews and roast them for 3-4 minutes on medium flame. switch off the flame. 
  • Combine makhanas and dry fruits in a mixer grinder. Grind them. 
  • Remove the mixture in a mixing bowl. Add powdered sugar, cardamom powder, desiccated coconut, milk powder and mix well. 
  • 5. Add 1 tbsp milk and start kneading it. Make smooth dough. Feel free to use more milk if required. Make sure to use little by little.
  • Now take a small portion of the mixture and give it a shape of laddu. 
  • Repeat the same process for the remaining mixture. 
  • Wash the rose petals well and drain the water. Grind them. Transfer it to a bowl. Add 2 tbsp desiccated coconut and mix it. This will give natural pink colour to the laddus. 
  • Roll the prepared laddus over this mixture.
  • Laddus are ready to serve. Refrigerate them. Enjoy. 😊