Its a Maharashtrian sweet specially for Diwali. My Mummy is use to with this & she makes it very delicious.
vegetarian 2 servings
1 cup wheat flour
½ cup maida
2 cup rava
ghee to roast
oil to fry
1 cup khoya
1 cup milk
3 cup sugar powder
1/4 cup dried coconut
pinch of salt
1 tsp cardamom powder
2 tsp chironji
In one bowl mix 1 cup rava & maida, add pinch of salt, 1 tsp ghee & 2 tsp khoya.mix it & make dough by adding milk in it.keep it aside for 1-2 hour.(this dough is use as a covering for karanji)
Heat a thick based pan with 4-5 tsp ghee. now add 1 cup rava & wheat flour in ghee. roast it 10-15 min on low heat then remove it from fire & let it cool.
Once it get cool add khoya & mix it, then add sugar, cardamom powder, coconut & chironji.(this is a filler for karanji)
Make a small balls (about 15) of dough & roll them in a small puri. place a spoon of mixture at a center of puri & fold it in a half, stick a folded sections with each other very close to filled mixture(if needed touch it with water). with a cutter cut the excess dough.stuff all the karanji.
Heat a kadhai very hot with ghee & fry all karanji till turns to golden brown.
Karanji can store 8-10 days in a air tight container.