How to make Karanji(Gujiya)
Karanji (Gujiya) Recipe
Karanji and Gujiya are Indian sweets which have a similar look and appearance. basically, both Karanji and Gujiya are fried pastries with a sweet stuffing. The dish is specially prepared during Diwali and Holi.
- Preparation time-35 mins
- Cooking time- 50 mins
- Serves persons – 4 – 5
Note : You have to purchase Gujia/Karanji Cutter from the market, it is a common tool and can be found at any utensils store.
|2||Ghee/Oil to Deep fry||4 cup|
|3||Sooji /Semolina||1 cup|
|4||Sugar powder||2 cup|
|5||Cardamom powder||½ tbps|
|7||Grated dry coconut||1 tbps|
|8||Chopped cashew||5- 6 pieces|
- Take a flour in a bowl. Now take some oil and mix it well and add water in small quantity, make stiff dough same like we make for poori/puri.Now cover dough with a cloth and keep aside.
- Now Roast the sooji (selomina) in the pan add khowa and once get light Brown. Now add the Dry fruits(Grated-nuts,Grated coconut powder, cardimom powder) in the pan with the Khowa and mix it well.
- Now take a rolling board and pin,and take a dough. Now make a small sized balls and roll into thin Roti of 5 inch diameter size.Now place 1 tbps of filling on one side of the partition.bring another partition together and close it. Press and seal the Gujiya well. Repeat same for rest of dough and prepare Gujiya.
- Now take a kadai and add the Ghee for deep frying and drop 3-4 Gujiya at time and fry medium to slow flame until both sides golden brown,do turn 2-3 times Gujiya to cook it well sides .
Now Gujiya is ready serve it hot