Shakkarkandi ke Laddu | Sweet Potato Laddu Recipe

There laddus are a perfect treat in winters.

Aarti Sharma
Shakkarkandi ke Laddu | Sweet Potato Laddu Recipe
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Shakkarkandi ke Laddu recipe is prepared with Sweet Potato. Sweet potato is the finest source of carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. My mother used to make these laddus in winter. These Sweet potato laddus make fine accompaniment with a cup of tea and sev.

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

60 M

Total in

70 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Sweet Potatoes , boiled and mashed
  • 3/4 cup Sugar , adjust as per taste
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh coconut , (grated) for filling + 1 tablespoon (for garnishing)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • 1 tablespoon Whole Almonds (Badam) , crushed coarsely
  • 1 tablespoon Cashew nuts , crushed coarsely
  • 10 Sultana Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Ghee

How to make Shakkarkandi ke Laddu | Sweet Potato Laddu Recipe

  1. To start making Shakkarkandi ke Laddu, 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 over medium heat.

  3. Keep stirring until the mixture comes together as a single mass. Takes about 3-5 minutes.

  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 the yummy Shakkarkandi ke Laddu/ Sweet Potato Laddu recipe for teatime.