Saturday, November 2, 2013

Ghujia or Karanji

Hi Readers,

Wish you a very happy diwali. This time on eve of Diwali, I have made a well known dish that is generally made on Diwali. Ghujia or Karanji. Lets now have a look at the recipe.

Ingredients :-  

Covering :- 

1 cup maida
1 tbsp ghee
2 tbsp milk
Oil for frying

Filling :- 
1 cup coconut
1/2 tbsp powdered cardamom powder
1 tbsp cinnamon powder
1/4 tbsp black pepper crushed
3 tbsp milk
1/2 cup sugar

Method :-
 Mix ghee in batter, add milk and water if required and form a dough keep aside for 5 mins.

For filling :- Heat a pan, add the shredded coconut and cook till it is slightly roasted , add cinnamon powder, cardamom powder, black pepper, sugar and milk. Mix well and cook till it becomes dry. Remove and keep aside to cool a bit.

Divide the dough into small portions. Using a rolling stick, roll the dough . Put the filling in between and seal the edges. 

Heat a Pan, add enough oil for frying. when oil is sufficiently hot, add ghujia's and deep fry. If oil is too hot, adjust the heat. It should be medium hot to cook the ghujia's properly. You ca serve them immediately or keep in air tight container and can store for 3 to 4 days.

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