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Karchikayi (Gujiya) Recipe

Karchikayi (Gujiya) is a popular Indian Snacks
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On :
Monday, 14 August, 2017
Category :
vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • For dough:
  • 2 cups -all purpose flour (maida)
  • 2 tbsp- sooji (sanna rava)
  • 4 tbsp -ghee
  • Water for mixing
  • To apply on the dough:
  • A little - Milk
  • A small ball - cotton
  • Oil for deep fry
  • For the filling:
  • 1.5 cup - Jaggery
  • 1 cup - Channa Dalia powder (putani) coarsely grinded
  • 1 cup -dry Coconut powder (vana kobbri)
  • Cashew nuts, dry Grapes and Cardamom powder according to taste
  • Elaichi powder
  • How to Make Karchikayi (Gujiya):

    1. Prepare a slightly harder dough with the above ingredients.
    2. Keep it aside for 1 hour.
    3. Grind channa dalia powder, jaggery and coconut powder in a grinder for 5-6 mins.
    4. In between, stop the grinder and mix with spoon.
    5. Add cashwenuts, grapes and elaichi powder.
    6. Make small balls of dough and roll them into egg shaped (ellipse) leaves.
    7. Put 1 tbsp spoon of mixture in a line along the centre.
    8. Apply milk on the one edge of the leaves with cotton.
    9. Stick both the edges.
    10. Heat the oil in a pan (balige) and deep fry the karchikayi.
    11. Cool it for an hour and fill in boxes with closed lid.


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