Chef: Sandeep Pande, Executive Chef, Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel
A simple solution to beat your sweet cravings. Ladoos made with only three ingredients - coconut, sesame seeds and dates. The recipe uses dates as an alternative to sugar, so you don't have to worry much about the calories.
2 cups white sesame seeds
1 and 1/2 cup chopped dates
1 cup dry grated coconut
How to Make Coconut Til Ladoo
Finely chop de-seeded dates.
Dry roast sesame in a wok for around 1-2 minutes on medium flame until it light golden.
Keep aside the sesame to cool.
Add coconut to the wok. Stir well.
Lightly grind the cooled sesame in a dry grinder more for a few seconds. Make sure you don't grind it to fine.
Take the ground sesame seeds in a bowl. Add chopped dates and coconut powder and mix well.
Take small amount of mixture and roll it in hand to form a ball or ladoo. You can roll the ladoo in some coconut powder to add texture.