Website of the Year India 2016

Karigadubu Recipe

Karigadubu is a popular Indian Snacks
Author :
On :
Friday, 18 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • For the dough:
  • 1 cup - Fine rava (upma rava is not suited for this)
  • 1/4 cup - Maida
  • 1-2 tbsp - Ghee/Butter
  • Water, for preparing the dough
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Filling:
  • 1/2 cup - Desiccated coconut/ Copra/ Kobbari
  • 1/2 cup - Confectioners / powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp - Powdered elaichi/Cardamom
  • 1-2 tbsp - Raisins (optional)
  • How to Make Karigadubu:

    1. Mix all the ingredients for the dough, add enough water and make a stiff dough.
    2. The dough should be slightly harder than the chapatti dough. Keep aside.
    3. Mix all the ingredients for the filling in a mixing bowl.
    4. Adjust sweetness according to taste, keep aside.
    5. Make small balls from the dough and roll them into small circular rounds. Make sure it is not too thick.
    6. Spoon in the filling on one half of the circle and fold along the centre.
    7. Seal the ends with some water or milk. (You can also use plastic/metal press)
    8. Heat oil in a wok on low-medium heat.
    9. Fry the Karigadubu in sets until they turn golden brown. Fry both sides.
    10. Remove from oil and strain no paper towels.
    11. Once cooled, store in air tight containers.
    12. Recipe and Image courtesy: Ramya


    Bawarchi of the Week

    Pavithra Elangovan

    Pavithra Elangovan

    Pavithra Elangovan is a culinary expert from Tamil Nadu who loves to experiment varied cuisine and innovative dishes.

    know more