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Food being an integral part of any festivity in India, we cannot think of celebrating Holi without indulging in a palate of Holi specialties. Gujiya being the most famous during the time of Holi, is synonymous with the festival of colours. Karanji or Coconut gujiya is a popular north Indian dish relished during Holi. It is known as karanji in Maharashtra and Karnataka. Specially curated by experts from, these coconut gujiyas are a must for your holi party  together.

Recipe Servings: 4

Total Cook Time: 45 Minutes

Difficulty Level: Medium

Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Ingredients Of Karanji


  • 2 Cups Refined flour

  • A pinch of Salt

  • Oil

  • Water


How to Make Karanji

  • Heat ghee. Add jaggery and coconut. Cook on medium flame until the jaggery has melted and mixed well with coconut.

  • Add poppy seeds, cardamom powder, and raisins. Mix well and turn off the flame.

  • Knead stretchy and soft dough by adding flour, salt, 1 tablespoon of oil and water.

  • Take a small ball of dough and roll it and place the coconut stuffing in the center, and fold the circle in a half-moon shape. Apply a little water to the edges and seal.

  • Deep fry till until it is golden brown. Serve.

  • 2 Cups Coconut

  • 2 Cups Jaggery

  • 2 Tbsp Poppy seeds (optional), roasted

  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder

  • 1/2 Cup Raisins

  • 1/2 Cup Cashews

  • 1/2 Cup Pistachios

  • 2 Tbsp Ghee

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