July 15, 2013

GUJIA OR KARANJI

Ingredients
  • 1 cup maida or all purpose flour
  • Water as needed
  • Salt a pinch
  • 1/2 tablespoon hot vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Dry coconut / khopra
  • 1/2 teaspoon elaychi or cardamom powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon khuskhus (poppy seeds)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup dry fruits 
  • 1/2 cup khoya

Method


  •  Mix maida with a bit of water to make dough. Add salt and hot vegetable oil and kneed into dough with the maida. Set aside the kneaded dough.
  • Heat a wok dry roast the Rawa till it turns light brown. keep aside.
  • In same way dry roast the Khopra also and keep aside.
  • Roast the Khoya also and then mix together the rawa, khopra, khoya, Khuskhus, powdered sugar, dry fruits and cardamom powder and make stuffing.
  • Make small dough balls out of the dough. Roll out each ball into medium sized  puris.
  • Now add the stuffing on one half of the round puri. Cover the stuffing with the other unfilled half of the puri and make a shell shaped semi circular karanji. Dap and close the semi-circular end. Repeat to make more karanjis.
  •  Heat a kadhai  with oil. Deep fry the karanjis until golden brown.