How to Make Karanji

Sweet made in Southeast Asia. Especially during Diwali.

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How to Make Karanji Recipe
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1
Mix melted ghee, semolina and flour.

Mix melted ghee, semolina and flour.

2
Rub it together so it has breadcrumb like consistency..

Rub it together so it has breadcrumb like consistency..

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3
Add in warm milk. You'll need about 1/3 to 1/2 cup

Add in warm milk. You'll need about 1/3 to 1/2 cup

4
Knead it. It should all come together, if not add more milk.

Knead it. It should all come together, if not add more milk.

5
Cover in Saran Wrap for ~30 minutes.

Cover in Saran Wrap for ~30 minutes.

6
Throw coconut in a pan for about a minute. It doesn't necessarily need to brown.

Throw coconut in a pan for about a minute. It doesn't necessarily need to brown.

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In the same pan, throw in poppy seeds for about 30 seconds..

In the same pan, throw in poppy seeds for about 30 seconds..

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Chop up nuts and a few raisins, if you want. Pistachios, almonds and cashews are really good in these, but you can use what ever you like.

Chop up nuts and a few raisins, if you want. Pistachios, almonds and cashews are really good in these, but you can use what ever you like.

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Add coconut, powdered sugar, poppy seeds, cardamom and mix of nuts together.

Add coconut, powdered sugar, poppy seeds, cardamom and mix of nuts together.

10
Take off a chunk of dough.

Take off a chunk of dough.

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Roll it out.

Roll it out.

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And cut out about 3 inch circles.

And cut out about 3 inch circles.

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Fill with as much filling as you can.

Fill with as much filling as you can.

14
Smear some milk around the edge.

Smear some milk around the edge.

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Fold it over

Fold it over

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And press a fork around the sides

And press a fork around the sides

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Bam.

Bam.

18
Heat up some vegetable oil. Make sure to keep the temperature as stable as possible.

Heat up some vegetable oil. Make sure to keep the temperature as stable as possible.

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Plop 'em in.

Plop 'em in.

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And there ya go. Enjoy! If you serve them fresh and hot, it's good to sprinkle a little powdered sugar on 'em.

And there ya go. Enjoy! If you serve them fresh and hot, it's good to sprinkle a little powdered sugar on 'em.

Ingredients

1 Cup All purpose flour 
¼ Cups Semolina  
1 Tablespoon Ghee 
Warm milk 
Filling:  
1 Cup Dry Coconut 
1 Cup Powdered sugar 
¼ Teaspoons Cardamom powder 
2 Teaspoons Poppy seeds 
2 Tablespoons Mixed nuts 
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