Dec 1, 2008



Maida -- 1 cup
Ghee -- 31/2 tab sp
Apinch of salt
Oil/ghee for frying
For filling:---
Grated dry coconut --- 1 cup
Sugar 3 cups
Almonds -- 1/4 cup chopped
Raisins --- 1/4 cup
Cashews -- 1/4 cup chopped
Poppy seeds -- 1 tab sp
Cardamom powder -- 1 tea sp
Shift flour and salt in to a bowl add ghee and rub well add water and make afrim dough and leave a side coverd.
Heat 1 tab sp ghee in a pan and add chopped nuts and raisins and fry till golden colour thenadd poppy seeds and add grated coconut mix well and remove from fire cool and add sugar and cardamom powder mix well.
Divide the dough into small ball and roll them in to round s like puri s.
Place a spoon full filling in the center and fold as half moon.
Use a cutter to creat the fluted crescent border and remove the excess dough
Heat oil in adeep frying pan and deep fry the Kaggikayalu in the hot oil till golden and crispy.
Store them in a air tight container
another version for filling use grated fresh coconut and 1 - 11/2 cup milk mix all dryfruits, milk,coconut,cardamom powder and poppy seeds and cook till the water evapourates and use as a filling for Kaggikayalu.


CurryLeaf said...

heard about it,recipe new to me.Lovely treat it seems.Pic would have been nice.
Cheers to you for posting,despite the PC behaving badly.Hope the system is restored by now.

lubnakarim06 said...

Wow this sounds yum.

Deepthi Shankar said...

yummy recipe Rekha

Unknown said...

@ curry leaf
yes sweatha 4 hours back only I got net connected i am trying to post the pic will do that soon
thanks Kitchen Flavours and Deesha

Priya Suresh said...

Hi rekha..good to see u after the bad net connection..kaggikayalu seems tempting treat for our sweet tooth..

Uma said...

mmm. kajjikaayalu! Peru vintaene noru vooruthondi! Thanks for the delicious recipe Rekha!

Sanghi said...

Mm.. mouth-watering recipe. Will surely try out. Add a nice pic to tempt more..
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Lakshmi said...

Ganesh chaturthi roju a must dish is kajjikayalu! Loved it :)

Premyscakes said...

Wow!! my fav sweet dish. looks so.. yummy.

Purva Desai said...

This is very similar to ghughras / karanji they look delicious and crispy

Vishali said...

wow the Kajjikayalu look wonderful and delicious.good recipe Rekha