Karanji (A type of Sweet)

Karanji (A type of Sweet)

Ingredients:

For stuffing:

Preparation:

  1. In a big bowl mix flour with salt and ghee & rub in well. 
  2. Add water and knead to form firm dough and cover with wet cloth and keep aside.

For Stuffing:

  1. Cook the grated coconut with sugar, milk, chopped almonds and raisins, cardamom powder, and poppy seeds (optional) till the milk evaporate.
  2. Divide the dough into 20-25 sections, roll them out into flat round pancakes. 
  3. Place a spoon of stuffing at the center of the pancake and fold the pancake in half (like half moon).
  4. Use a cutter to create the fluted crescent border and cut off excess dough. 
  5. You can seal the edges by applying a little milk and pressing down hard.
  6. After all the karanjis are stuffed, fry them in very hot oil till golden brown.
  7. Keep on a paper napkin and allow to cool.

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