Puran Karanji

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup Channa dal
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1.5 cups coconut, very finely shredded
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Oil for deep frying

How to Make Puran Karanji

  • Pressure cook channa dal till it's very soft. Mash it to make a paste. It should be a thick liquid.
  • Take a thick bottom vessel (preferably pressure cooker), heat it and add sugar.
  • As the sugar dissolves, add shredded coconut. Stir it for 2 to 3 minutes and keep it aside for cooling.
  • In the meantime, make a dough with the wheat flour using a little water, salt and a tsp of hot oil.
  • Roll out puris with the dough. On half portion of the puri, spread a tsp of the dal mixture. Fold.
  • Deep fry in oil.