Navratri special Sweet potato ladoorecipe

Healthy dessert recipe for Navratri  or any other religious fasting. Sweet potatoes are known as shakkarkand in Hindi, so this is called shakkarkand ke laddu.

Ingredients :

  1. 2 Cups Sweet Potatoes (boiled and mashed)
  2. ¾ Cup ugar – (add or less as per your taste)
  3. 3 Tbsp rated Coconut – (for filling) + 1 tbsp (for garnishing)
  4. ½ tsp Green Cardamom Powder
  5. 2 Tbsp Almonds & Cashews (coarsely crushed)
  6. 10 to 15 Raisins
  7. ¼ Cup Ghee


  1. Heat ghee in a non-sticky pan. Add mashed sweet potatoes and sauté for 12-15 mins.
  2. Add grated coconut, green cardamom powder, almonds & cashews, raisins and sugar. Mix well.
  3. Keep stirring until the mixture comes together as a single mass.
  4. When the mixture is still warm, shape them into small balls.
  5. Put grated coconut in a plate and roll the balls over it.
  6. Place them in the fridge for 10-15 mins and serve.