October 13, 2016

Narkel Naru / Coconut and Milk Ladoo

Narkel Naru is a delicious Bengali sweet with heavenly taste. Try this delicacy for  Diwali which is made with very few ingredients and also very simple to make. There are few other versions are also to make this but I followed the simplest one with no compromise in taste...

  • Pre time: 05 mins
  • Cooking time: 30 mins
  • Yields: 25

Ingredients for making Narkel Naru / Coconut and Milk Ladoo:

Whole Milk 500 ml (around 3 cups)
Grated coconut 2 cups
Sugar 1 and 1/2 cups
Green cardamom powder 1/4 tea spoon
Saffron strings soaked in a table spoon of warm milk 4 strings (optional)

How to make Narkel Naru / Coconut and Milk Ladoo?

In a broad pan boil milk.
Allow it to boil well till it becomes thick and comes to half in quantity.

Add the sugar and allow it to boil further.
Keep stirring occasionally.
When the milk becomes thick like porridge add the coconut to the boiling milk.
Now on wards keep stirring continuously.

When the stuff becomes like a roti dough consistency add the cardamom powder and the saffron and keep stirring.

When it becomes tight without any moisture switch off the stove and transfer it to plate and allow to cool down.
Grease your palm with ghee and make small bite size balls of it and store in a dry container.