Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight | How to make Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight

By Usha Nayaka  |  20th Sep 2016  |  
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Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delightby Usha Nayaka
  • Prep Time

    3

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    30

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

14

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About Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight Recipe

Sajjappa is an authentic, traditional sweet dish prepared for festivals in Karnataka, especially around Mysore, Bangalore region. It is a delicious sweet dish. A stuffing is prepared with coconut, semolina (rava) jaggery and cardamom, stuffed in a dough prepared with fine semolina and all purpose flour and deep fried in oil, which makes a tasty sweet, which can be preserved for many days. Sajjappa is a unique sweet dish prepared on Ganesha chathurthi , Deepavali , Janmastami festivals and also on traditional family ceremony’s.

Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Usha Nayaka is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight is 180 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight is perfect to serve 4 people. Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight by commenting on this page below!

Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight

Ingredients to make Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight

  • To prepare dough: Fine semolina/chiroti rava 1 cup
  • maida 1 cup
  • turmeric 1/4 tsp (Optional)
  • oil 2 tbsp
  • For Stuffing: coconut 1 cup grated
  • semolina (rava) 1 cup
  • jaggery 1 cup powdered (adjust to your taste)
  • poppy seeds 2 tsp (dry roasted)
  • cardamom powder 1/4 tsp
  • Other ingredients: oil for deep frying and greasing purpose

How to make Sajjappa I Deep fried coconut delight

  1. To prepare stuffing: Add grated coconut and semolina in a clean bowl, toss it well and set aside for 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Meanwhile prepare the dough: To prepare the dough, add maida, chiroti rava, turmeric (optional), knead it by adding a little water to get a soft dough.
  3. Add some oil and knead it for 5 to 6 minutes until soft. Keep ready.
  4. Add 2 tbsp of water in a pan, add powdered jaggery in it, bring it to a boil, when it begins to boil, bring it to a single string consistency or boil until the mixture becomes thick.
  5. Add coconut mixture into it, add roasted poppy seeds and cardamom powder. Toss it well, cook until the mixture thickens in a medium flame, keep stirring.
  6. Remove from the flame and set aside the mixture to cool at room temperature.
  7. When the mixture becomes cool, make a lemon size balls, keep ready. Heat oil in a pan to deep fry.
  8. Take a butter paper sheet/ plastic/ banana leaf grease it with oil, take a lemon size of dough, grease your finger with oil, spread the dough lightly, keep a stuffing ball in the center of it.
  9. Cover it as we stuff parathas, spread it to a round shape. Pierce it with a fork.
  10. When the oil is ready to deep fry, remove the stuffed sajjappa carefully, drop it in the hot oil, deep fry until it turns to golden brown and crisp on all sides.
  11. When it is done, remove it with a slotted spoon, drain excess oil in it, put it on a kitchen towel to absorb excess oil in it.
  12. Allow it to cool at room temperature, once it is done transfer it to an air tight container and enjoy traditional Sajjappa for 10 to 15 days.

My Tip:

Deep fried Coconut delight is a unique sweet dish with all healthy ingredients to enjoy for any occasions.

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