Baked Karanji (Gujiya) Recipe

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Baked Karanji (Gujiya)
How To Make Baked Karanji
  • Recipe By: Sayantika Roy
  • Recipe Servings: 12
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Baked Karanji Recipe: Whole wheat and semolina dough parcels stuffed with almonds and raisins. Baked and dipped in honey.

Ingredients of Baked Karanji (Gujiya)

  • 2 Cups semolina
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp white butter
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup almonds (crushed)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp soda bi carbonate
  • to taste salt
  • 1 tsp onion seeds
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup honey

How to Make Baked Karanji (Gujiya)

  • For the Filling:
  • 1.Heat 1 tsp white butter in a pan. After the butter melts, add 1/2 cup semolina along with cardamom powder and saute the mixture in regular intervals.
  • 2.Once the raw smell of semolina is gone, add brown sugar, crushed almonds, and raisins. Mix well and take it off the heat. Keep it aside.
  • For the Dough:
  • 1.Place the remaining semolina in a large bowl and add some onions seeds, salt and soda. Mix well.
  • 2.Now add milk and let it soak until the semolina dissolves and turns soft.
  • 3.When the above process is done, add in the wheat flour and make a dough (add milk if required). Keep the dough aside for 1 hour.
  • 4.After an hour, take some dough required to make 4-inch pooris and roll it using the rolling pin
  • 5.Add about 1 Tbsp of the filling on one side of the poori and seal by folding both the edges to make a half moon-shaped structure. You can use a little water while sealing the edges.
  • 6.Twist the edges to form a design pattern and repeat the procedure with the remaining dough.
  • 7.Now bake the karanjis in a preheated oven for 25 minutes at 180 degrees C.
  • 8.Let it cool. Dip in honey and serve.
Key Ingredients: semolina, cardamom powder, white butter, raisins, almonds (crushed), brown sugar, soda bi carbonate, salt , onion seeds, milk, wheat flour, honey