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Ridhima Mohil
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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A Very popular Indian Dessert which is prepared all over India during Diwali but in Manglore it is prepared during the Christmas

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Christmas
  • Goa
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 1 cup maida
  2. 1/4 cup sooji
  3. 2 tsp oil
  4. 1/2 cup warm Milk
  5. 1 tsp poppy seeds
  6. 1 tsp sooji
  7. 1 cup Dry Grated coconut
  8. 1 cup Powdered sugar
  9. 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  10. 2 tsp Rice flour and Ghee
  11. oil for frying
  12. pinch of salt


  1. Heat up 2 tsp oil. Mix all purpose flour, sooji, salt in to a bowl and pour hot oil over it. Mix well till the time mixture becomes crumbly. Pour warm milk slowly to make dough.Cover and keep the dough for 30 mts
  2. Dry roast sooji and poppy seeds separately till the time they get light brown color
  3. Add coconut to dry roasted sooji and poppy seeds, add sugar, cardamom powder, dry fruits and mix well
  4. Take the dough and again knead to make it smooth. Divide dough in to 3 equal parts. Roll them in to three thin roti
  5. Mix rice flour and ghee to make it smooth and creamy. Now take one thin roti, spread rice flour mixture evenly on it, place another roti on the top of it, again spread rice flour mixture.
  6. Stretch it out little bit, now divide it in to equal parts.Take ball and roll like poori, add stuffing, apply milk around its edges and seal the karanji well
  7. Use fork and make some design around karanji
  8. Now deep fry till the time it gets nice golden color

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Mani Kaur
Mani Kaur   Jan-03-2018

Reminds me of my childhood. My grandmother used to make this for me.

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