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Coconut Jaggery Bites

by Leena Kohli (@leenakohli)
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Prep Time
10min
Cook Time
15min
Total Time
25min
IndianDessertVegetarianVeganDairy-FreeGluten-Free

Coconut Jaggery Bites! It’s a sweet treat loved by everyone, including children and grown-ups for any special day or festival. This recipe is super easy to make - no milk, no sugar, just sweet jaggery goodness. Be it a mid-day snack or a dessert, these bites are simply irresistible. Give...

Ingredients

12 Servings
  • 1cup
    desiccated Coconut
  • 1/4tsp
    Cardamom Powder
  • 1/4tsp
    Cinnamon Powder
  • 1tsp
    Oil
  • 3/4cup
    Jaggery Powder
  • 1pinch
    Rock Salt (Sendha namak)
  • 1/4cup
    Water
  • 20
    Almonds (ground)

Method

  1. Dry roast desiccated coconut, cardamom powder and cinnamon powder in a pan over low-medium heat. Stir constantly to prevent over-browning. Once, they turn a light golden colour, transfer the mixture to a plate and set it aside.

    Step 1.1: Dry roast desiccated coconut, cardamom powder and cinnamon powder in a pan over low-medium heat
    Step 1.2: Dry roast desiccated coconut, cardamom powder and cinnamon powder in a pan over low-medium heat
  2. In the same pan, heat oil over medium heat.

  3. Combine jaggery powder, rock salt and water in the pan. Stir continuously until the jaggery dissolves and slightly thickens.

    Step 1.1: Combine jaggery powder, rock salt and water in the pan
  4. Add the roasted coconut mixture to the pan. Stir until everything combines into a smooth consistent mixture.

    Step 1.1: Add the roasted coconut mixture to the pan
    Step 1.2: Add the roasted coconut mixture to the pan
  5. Add the ground almonds into the mixture, ensuring they are well-mixed.

    Step 1.1: Add the ground almonds into the mixture, ensuring they are well-mixed
  6. Turn off the heat and transfer the mixture onto a plate.

    Step 1.1: Turn off the heat and transfer the mixture onto a plate
  7. Take about a tablespoon of the mixture and roll it between your palms to create a ball.

    Step 1.1: Take about a tablespoon of the mixture and roll it between your palms to create a ball
  8. Roll the balls in shredded coconut, place them on a parchment-lined tray or plate and refrigerate them for at least 30 minutes to firm up. Once set, transfer them to an airtight container and store them in the refrigerator. They will stay fresh for up to two weeks.

    Step 1.1: Roll the balls in shredded coconut, place them on a parchment-lined tray or plate and refrigerate them for at least 30 minutes to firm up
  9. Enjoy!

Tips & Tricks

  1. For a more intense coconut flavour, use freshly grated coconut.

  2. Adjust the amount of jaggery to your taste. If preferred, sugar can be used as a substitute.

  3. This recipe yields 12-15 coconut balls depending on their size. The number may vary based on the size of each ball you form.

Reviews

5.0
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From 3 ratings
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diegog

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This was my first time trying this dish, and I'm in love.

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jin73

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lj1961

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So flavorful, my whole family enjoyed it.

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