Karanji Recipe- Diwali Special Delicacy
Karanji as known in Marathi is a popular Diwali snack among Maharashtrians. It is a deep fried sweet snack made from all-purpose flour and is stuffed with coconut, nuts and sugar mixture. Making good karanji is an art which comes with good practice.
On the occasion of Diwali people all over the country prepare best dishes at their home. There are so many varieties of Diwali dishes . However, sweet and scrumptious Karanji is the special dish that does not have a substitute on Diwali. Karanji, also known as Gujiya and Kajjikayalu is a dish that is famous all over the India.
Though preparation of Karanji requires little time and effort, the taste is worth all the patience. One major advantage of Karanji is that it can be stored for weeks and used as dessert as well as snacks. It can be eaten anytime of the day and makes a great tea time snack .The sweetness of the karanji is subtle that you can easily have 2 to 3 karanjis without feeling heavy.
I have been making this Karanji for last 3 years. This time there is one difference. I made it look more pretty by using Me Festive Karanji Mould. Check it out here
Ingredients for 10 karanjis