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Til Nariyal Mawa Ladoo

Til Nariyal Mawa Ladoo

Delicious sweet made with sesame seeds, coconut, dried whole milk and flavors of cardamom.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword dessert, indian sweet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 15 pieces
Author Priya Shiva


  • Mawa/khoa/Dried whole milk - 1 cup
  • Til/Sesame seeds - 1/2 cup
  • Freshly grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup
  • Almonds - 10
  • Green cardamom - 3
  • Ghee - 1 tsp


  1. Dry roast sesame seeds in a frying pan till they are light brown color. Let it cool down completely. Divide into 2 equal halves.

  2. Roast coconut lightly on flame for 2 minutes till they are light brown. Roast almonds and let it cool down. 

  3. Add one portion of roasted sesame seeds with roasted coconut, almonds in your food processor and grind it make a coarse powder.

  4. Remove seeds from cardamom pods and powder it along with sugar.

  5. Crumble mawa and add it in a frying pan.

  6. Keep it on low flame and cook it for 2 minutes. Keep stirring.

  7. Now add powdered sugar, powdered sesame-coconut powder and mix well.

  8. Keep stirring and cook for few more minutes till it starts combining and thickens like a dough.

  9. Remove from the flame and let it cool down. When its still warm, start making ladoos.

  10. Grease your hands with ghee, pinch a small portion and roll it in your hands to give it a round shape. Roll it in sesame seeds. Enjoy these ladoos with your family and friends! 

Recipe Notes

Roast coconut and sesame seeds on low flame or they will burn easily. Watch out consistency while making ladoos. Do not wait for it to completely dry out or they will become hard.