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Saturday, September 3, 2016

Karjikayi

Ingredients:
5 cups grated Dry Coconut / Kobbari / Kopra
5 cups powdered Sugar
1/2 cup crushed Cashew Nuts
1/2 cup crushed Almonds
6 - 8 Cardamoms
4 tsp Rice flour
5 cups All Purpose flour
Salt to taste
Oil

Recipe:
Dry roast the sesame seeds until it gives nice aroma. Crush the almonds and cashew nuts as shown in the picture below.

Grate the dry coconut and crush it in a mixer as shown in the picture below. Powder the sugar and cardamom in a mixer as shown in the picture below.

Put all these ingredients in a vessel and mix.

Put purpose flour, salt in a vessel and knead the dough by adding sufficient amount of water. Keep the dough aside for about 15 mins by covering a lid.

Take small lemon sized dough and make a round ball.

Roll the ball into thin round shape as shown in the picture below.

Put around 1 Tbs of prepared mixture as shown in the picture below.

Apply little water over the edges and close and press the edges as shown in the picture below.

Cut the edge using Tukkudi Maker as shown in the picture below.

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Put rolled Karjikayi to hot oil and fry both the sides of Karjikayi until it turns golden in colour.

Serve along with tea or coffee. This is usually offered to lord Ganesha during Chowthi festival.

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