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Jan. 09, 2014

A must have dish for any occasion!


For filling
Bengal gram 6 Tablespoon (Chana dal)
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Jaggery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cardamom powder 1 Teaspoon
For dough
Refined flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (maida)
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
Water 20 Milliliter (For dough)
Clarified butter 1 Teaspoon (For greasing)



For Filling:

1. In a pan, add Bengal gram (chana dal), pour water and cook until the dal becomes soft and the water evaporates.

2. Add jaggery, mix well and then add cardamom powder. Stir until well combined.

3. In a blender, transfer the mixture and blend into a smooth paste.

For Dough:

4. In a bowl, combine refined flour, turmeric powder, and vegetable oil. Mix well.

5. Pour water, as needed and knead to make soft dough. Divide the dough into 4 equal balls.

6. Grease your palm with some ghee (clarified butter). Now take one ball and flatten it with the help of your fingers.

7. Take the filling mixture and place it in the middle of the flattened dough. Now fold it into a moon shape and seal the edges.


8. Heat a pan and put in the karanji’s. Dry roast until they are slightly brown on either side.


9. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 349Calories from Fat 36

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 45 mg1.88%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 47 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet