Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Chocolate & Nut Karanji

Chocolate & Nut Karanji

Chocolate & Nut Karanji

Karanji is a traditional, popular Maharashtrian rich & delicious sweet prepared during festivals like Diwali, Holi...It is also known as Gujiya in Hindi & Ghughra in Gujarati. 

It is basically a thinly rolled chapati made up of maida (fine flour) which is stuffed with a sweet filling then shaped into a half moon, deep fried until the outer layer is crisp.

Chocolate & Nut Karanji

In this sweet there are many variations in filling like khoya, semolina, dry fruits, jaggery & many more.  Here i am sharing the recipe of chocolate & nut karanji, in this dish filling is made of khoya, dry fruit & cocoa powder. 

I hope you will surly like it.....


For outer layer:

1 1/2 cups refined flour (maida) 

2 tbsp pure ghee 
Pure ghee to deep fry

For filling:

3/4 cup mawa (khoya) 
1/2 cup powdered sugar 
1 tbsp walnuts chopped 
1 tbsp almonds chopped
1/2 tbsp pistachio chopped
1/2 tbsp cashew nut chopped 
2 tbsp cocoa powder 


1. Take refined flour in a bowl. 

2. Add ghee, sufficient water & knead into a medium soft dough. Divide into small balls.

3. For stuffing mix mawa, powdered sugar, walnuts, almonds, pistachio, cashew nut &
    cocoa  powder in a bowl & mix. Chill it in the refrigerator for about 10 mins. 

4. Roll out the dough balls into small round puris. Place a puri on the worktop, dampen its 

5. Place some stuffing in the center & fold one side over the other. Press edges to seal &
    further twist them with your finger tips in a decorative manner. You can also make the
    karanjis using a mould.

6. Keep them in the fridge for sometime.

7. Heat sufficient ghee in a kadai/pan.

8. Deep fry the karanjis, till light brown.

9. Drain & place them on an absorbent paper. 

10. Karanjis are ready. 

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1 comment:

  1. Gujiya with chocolate and nuts is something new and delicious..