The half moon-fashioned fried pastries are full of a combination of shredded coconut, dried fruits, sesame seeds and beautiful seasonings.

Ingredients :

For Filling:

  • 1 cup grated Dry Coconut
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg Powder
  • 1 pinch dry Ginger Powder
  • 2-2 Elaichi
  • 2 tsp Maida
  • 2 tsp Poppy Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Mixed Dry fruit pieces

For Dough:

  • 1 cup maida
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Warm milk to put together dough


  1. Roast Dry coconut , Roast maida in ghee and Roast poppy seeds.
  2. Mix all of the above ingredients & grind them.

For Dough:

  • Mix all of the dough ingredients & put together dough (a touch hard).

For Karanji:

  1.  Make small oval puris from dough and fill the organized stuffing inside.
  2.  Apply a few water or milk in order to seal properly. Do not follow an excessive amount of water because it will now no longer seal properly.
  3. Deep fry it until it will become brownish colour. Serve it warm or cold. Karanji’s may be saved for weeks.


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