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Karanjis

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Ingredients
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
For filling
  Coconut 1 , finely grated
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Poppy seeds 1 Tablespoon, roasted
  Nuts and raisins 2 Tablespoon, sliced
  Cardamom powder 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Mix flour, oil and salt.
Make a stiff dough by adding water, and reserve.
Make a syrup with sugar, add the coconut and cook over a low fire.
Add roasted poppy seeds and cook till the mixture is thick.
Add the nuts and cardamom powder.
Cook till thick and remove from fire.
Cool.
Now, take a small portion of the flour dough and make a small disc of 6 cm over a plastic sheet.
Put a small portion of the coconut mixture in the centre.
Fold the edges to make a semi circle: the piece should look like a half-moon.
Seal the edges by pressing down.
Thus make all the pieces. Flute edges.
Deep fry them and remove.
Cool and store in airtight containers.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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