May 27, 2012

COCONUT KAJJIKAYALU | DEEPAVALI SWEETS | SOUTH INDIAN FESTIVAL SWEETS


KAJJIKAYALU is one of the famous sweet in telangana region........we mostly called it as GARJALU.....AMMA makes this mostly for diwali and dasara festivals......and BAKSHYALU/POLI also........(will post it soon)

kajjikayalu are so many types with different filling...........mostly i prefers sooji filling,dry fruits powders stuff and coconut filling.......This time iam introducing coconut filling..........so,here goes the recipe..........

Ingredients

TO MAKE KAJJIKAYALU
all purpose flour-1cup
salt-1 pinch
butter-2tsps

FOR FILLING

fresh coconut powder-3/4cup
cardamom powder-1tsp
sugar-1/2cup
crushed almond powder-1/2cup

oil-for deep frying
Preparation

In a bowl add in flour,salt and butter and make into a smooth dough by adding water........


cover with a wet clean cloth for 20 minutes.....

HOW TO PREPARE THE FILLING

in a pan heat 1 tsp of ghee and fry the coconut powder..........

to this add in almond powder,sugar and cardamom powder too..........

fry this for just 5 minutes in low flame........

stir well to avoid burning the coconut........keep it aside for 10 minutes.

HOW TO MAKE KAJJIKAYALU

Divide the dough into equal size balls in round shape..........

Roll it like puri and stuff the 1tsp mixture and apply the oil to the edge of the puris........

stick the endings of puris and close it and press it lightly..........

Actually i used kajjikaya maker which i have...........it saves the time and gives the perfect shape....(see the below pic)

make like this all.heat oil for deep frying.......

fry 3-4 at a time til light gold on top....

serve the tasty COCONUT KAJJIKAYALU.........





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