Karchikayi (Gujiya)

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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)

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