Coconut Anjeer Ladoos || Coconut and Dried Fig Balls

 These Coconut Anjeer ladoos are so easy to make and are a great Diwali sweet as well as a healthy snack for anytime of the year. I have added coconut sugar to it however you can make them completely sugar free as well since the dried figs do give them some sweetness.

Dried figs are rich in a lot of nutrients like minerals and vitamins. Six dried figs, the USDA says, gets you about 125 calories and higher amounts of magnesium (8%), potassium (7%), calcium (6%) and iron (6%). Dried figs also contain healthy phytochemicals (plant-based nutrients) and antioxidants.

What are the ingredients needed for this recipe?

  • Dried Figs
  • Walnuts
  • Shredded Coconut (unsweetened) – Make sure to use unsweetened and dried/dessicated coconut – I like to use this brand 
  • Sea salt
  • Coconut Sugar
  • Cardamom pods / cardamom powder

Coconut Anjeer Ladoos || Coconut and Dried Fig Balls
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Serves: 6-8
 
These delicious sweet ladoos are made from dried figs, walnuts and shredded coconut and have a cardamom flavor.
RecipeIngredients
  • 2 tbsp ghee (or coconut oil for dairy free)
  • ¾ cup dried figs, chopped finely
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped
  • ¾ cup shredded coconut
  • pinch sea salt
  • 2 cardamom seeds -(pods removed) or ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar (optional)
RecipeInstructions
  1. In a pan, heat the ghee or coconut oil. Add the chopped dried figs and cook on low to medium heat until soft about 506 minutes. Turn heat off and let cool.
  2. Add the dried fig mixture, walnuts, shredded coconut, salt and cardamom, coconut sugar (if adding) to a food processor or blender and process for 20-30 seconds.
  3. Dump the mixture onto a plate.
  4. Grease your palms with ghee or coconut oil and make ladoos from the mixture (Makes about 12 ladoos)

 

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