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Coconut Sweet Balls or Sukrunde Recipe

Updated on May 24, 2017
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Sukrunde or coconut sweet balls
Sukrunde or coconut sweet balls

Some Information About Coconut Sweet Balls or Sukrunde

Sukrunde are traditional Indian sweets that are very delicious. Though making them takes a bit of time, they're worth making because of how delicious they are. It needs only six ingredients. You can even store them for a few days and enjoy eating them slowly.

There are two main steps involved in making this dish. The first one is to make coconut-jaggery mix. The second one is to fry them by dipping in rice flour-plain flour mix. Once you prepare coconut-jaggery mix, the rest is very easy. Do try this recipe and relish this sweet dish!

5 stars for Coconut Sweet Balls or Sukrunde Recipe
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: 20 coconut sweet balls or sukrunde
  • 2 cups coconut, grated
  • 3/4 cups jaggery, powdered
  • 4 cardamom, crushed
  • oil for deep frying
  • 1/4 tsp salt, or as per taste
  • 1/2 cup rice flour, for the batter
  • 1/2 cup plain flour or maida, for the batter
  • 1/4 tsp salt, for the batter

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Coconut Sweet Balls or Sukrunde

  • Grate coconut. If you find them not uniform, just dry grind them for a second to get coarse coconut. Keep aside.
  • Heat a pan. Add jaggery powder. Pour 2-3 table spoon water. Mix well and boil. Lower the fire.
  • After boiling for 2-3 minutes, add coconut. Mix well. Stir cook on low fire till the water evaporates and the mix becomes a bit gummy.
  • Check whether you can gather the mix and make balls out of it. Don't over cook. Turn off the heat. Spread the mix on a plate for cooling.
  • Make tiny balls. You can make about 20 such balls. Keep ready on a plate.
  • Take rice flour and all purpose flour in 50-50 proportion in a mixing bowl. Add water and little salt to make a moderately thin batter. The batter should be such that it should thinly coat on the coconut-jaggery balls when dipped in it.
  • Heat oil for deep frying. Let the fire be medium high. Dip the coconut-jaggery balls in rice flour-maida batter. Drop them into the hot oil one by one. You can fry about 10-12 tiny balls in one batch.
  • Turn them occasionally for uniform cooking. Lower the fire when the balls turn golden brown. Remove them on an absorbent paper.
  • Repeat the procedure for the remaining coconut-jaggery mix.
  • Collect the coconut-jaggery balls or sukrunde in a bowl. Enjoy eating these yummy sweets!

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Step one: keep ingredients readyStep two: boil coconut-jaggery mixStep three: Add grated coconut.Step four: ensure whether coconut-jaggery mix is gummy enough to make the balls.Step five: coconut jaggery balls before deep fryingStep six: balls ready to dip in rice flour-maida batterStep seven: fry the balls till they are golden brownStep eight: coconut-jaggery balls or sukrunde is ready to eat. Coconut sweet ball or Sukrunde
Step one: keep ingredients ready
Step one: keep ingredients ready
Step two: boil coconut-jaggery mix
Step two: boil coconut-jaggery mix
Step three: Add grated coconut.
Step three: Add grated coconut.
Step four: ensure whether coconut-jaggery mix is gummy enough to make the balls.
Step four: ensure whether coconut-jaggery mix is gummy enough to make the balls.
Step five: coconut jaggery balls before deep frying
Step five: coconut jaggery balls before deep frying
Step six: balls ready to dip in rice flour-maida batter
Step six: balls ready to dip in rice flour-maida batter
Step seven: fry the balls till they are golden brown
Step seven: fry the balls till they are golden brown
Step eight: coconut-jaggery balls or sukrunde is ready to eat.
Step eight: coconut-jaggery balls or sukrunde is ready to eat.
Coconut sweet ball or Sukrunde
Coconut sweet ball or Sukrunde

Nutritional Information of Coconut Sweet Balls or Sukrunde

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 54
Calories from Fat18
% Daily Value *
Fat 2 g3%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Carbohydrates 9 g3%
Sugar 9 g
Protein 1 g2%
Cholesterol 4 mg1%
Sodium 15 mg1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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