How to make Snowy white Narikol laru?

Narikol Laru is a popular sweet delicacy from India, particularly from the state of Assam. It is usually made with made with freshly grated coconut, sugar/jaggery, and milk. Depending on the kind of sweetener used it can be white or brown. Here, I will share with you a simple recipe to make white narikol laru at home:

narikol laru

Narikol laru

White narikol laru is a popular sweet delicacy from India made with freshly grated coconut, sugar, and milk.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 114 kcal


  • 1 Frying Pan


  • 2 cups freshly grated coconut
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • A pinch of salt


  • In a pan, heat the grated coconut and salt on medium heat for a few minutes until the coconut is lightly toasted and fragrant. Be careful not to brown the coconut.
  • Add the sugar and milk to the pan and stir continuously until the sugar dissolves.
  • Cook the mixture on medium heat, stirring frequently, until the mixture thickens and starts to come together. It should take around 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from heat and let the mixture cool for a few minutes.
  • Grease your hands with some oil or ghee and take a small amount of the mixture and shape it into a small ball. Repeat the process with the rest of the mixture.
  • Allow the laru to cool completely before serving. You can store the laru in an airtight container for up to a week.


One coconut ladoo has about 115 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 33 calories, proteins account for 7 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 76 calories. One coconut ladoo provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
Keyword coconut, dessert, laddu, sweets

Here is another simple Coconut Laddu (Laru) recipe for you to try out –

Assamese Laru
"Laru" is a simple and quick to prepare sweet dish made from rice flour, gur (jaggery), and coconut, and is shaped into small round balls that are deep-fried until golden brown.
Check out this recipe
Laru dish Assam

Here’s the approximate nutrition information for one serving (assuming the recipe makes around 16 servings):

Calories: 130 Total Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 25mg Total Carbohydrates: 19g Dietary Fiber: 1g Sugar: 18g Protein: 1g

It’s important to note that these values are approximate and may vary depending on the specific brands and amounts of ingredients used. Additionally, laru is a high-calorie and high-sugar dessert, so it should be consumed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.