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Easy Indian Pineapple Ladoo

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: easy, fruit, ladoo, treat
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 178kcal
These Easy Indian Pineapple Ladoo make a fantastically simple dessert to celebrate festive occasions and are perfect to have as a quick afternoon snack too.
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  • 1 can Del Monte Pineapple Slices or Chunks in Juice (400 gr)
  • 1 tbsp ghee or butter
  • 100 g desiccated coconut
  • 125 g milk powder
  • 80 g caster sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp ground almonds


  • Drain the pineapple slices, chop into chunks, and place in a food processor. Mix until smooth and reduced to a paste.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan over medium-low heat, add the pineapple puree and cook for 1-2 minutes. Make sure you do not burn the puree.
  • Add the desiccated coconut and sugar, and mix well. Cook for a further 2 minutes on low heat.
  • Add the milk powder, cardamom powder and ground almonds, and stir well.
  • Continue to cook for another 2 minutes, or until the mixture becomes thick. Transfer into a bowl and allow to cool in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  • Using your hands make small golf-sized balls. Roll into extra dessicated coconut, arrange on a serving plate and serve.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 242mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 121IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 1mg