Apricot Coconut Balls

Apricot Coconut Balls

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Apricot Coconut Balls are crunchy sweet and tangy. Orange juice and lemon zest add a nice flavour, while the coconut and walnuts a nice crunch to these crunchy balls. Enjoy anytime.

Apricot Coconut Balls recipe - How to make Apricot Coconut Balls

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1 cup orange juice
2 tsp grated lemon zest , minced
1 1/2 cups chopped apricots (kummani / jardalu)
2 tsp lemon juice
1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts (akhrot)
granulated sugar or powdered sugar as needed

  1. Combine the apricots and orange juice in a pan and bring to boil.
  2. Take off heat and cover and steep for 10 minutes.Drain and reserve apricots.
  3. Blend the apricots, coconut and walnuts in a food processor till finely chopped.
  4. Add zest and lemon juice, mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into rounds, approx. 3/4"(inch)in diameter.
  6. Roll the balls lightly in granulated sugar.
  7. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. If the mixture is very moist add a little powderd sugar.
  2. If mixture seems dry add a little orange juice.