Carrot laddu

Carrot Laddu Recipe For Makar Sankranthi

Carrot laddu is a tasty dessert that takes less time to prepare. On the occasion of Makar Sankranthi festival give it a try and prepare carrot laddu using simple ingredients.


  1. Grated carrot: 1 cup
  2. Grated coconut: 1 cup
  3. Jaggery: 1 cup (or sugar)
  4. Ghee: 2-3 spoons
  5. Besan (gram) flour- ¼ cup
  6. Cardamom powder – little
  7. Cashew and raisins- few


  1. Fry besan powder in ghee. Let it turn to golden brown color and release the fragrance.
  2. Prepare thick jaggery (or sugar) water using ½ cup water. Thickness can be tested by holding the jaggery water between two finger and it should stick to fingers, leaving thin thread when you separate the fingers.
  3. Add grated carrot and coconut to jaggery mix and continue mixing the contents on low flame.
  4. Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. In a separate vessel fry raisin and cashew to golden brown. Add this to carrot mix.
  6. Continue mixing on low flame till the whole mix starts separating from the bottom of the vessel.
  7. Prepare small round laddus. After cooling laddus completely, transfer laddus to airtight container.

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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: January 14, 2021

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