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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published May 27, 2009 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Desserts/Sweets Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient sooji/semolina Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Kajjikaya, a traditional Andhra sweet that is prepared by rolling out small balls of maida dough into thin puris and filled with a mixture of dry coconut, sugar, semolina and cardamom powder and deep fried.is a popular sweet called Karanji Karchikai in Karnataka and Kajjikayalu in Andhra.he outer cover is crispy and slightly crunchy and provides a tasty balance with the sweet coconut filling. Very easy to make and keeps well for weeks in an air tight container though

Recipe of KajjiKaya

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Grated Coconut Fresh Or Dry 1 Cup
Sugar 1 Cup
Sooji 1 Cup
Oil to fry
Raisens 10 Numbers
Cashewnuts 10 Numbers
Water as needed
Ghee 1 Tablespoons
Maida 1 Cup
Koya 1/2 Cup
Cardomon pinch Pinch


  1. In a bowl add maida,ghee mix well then add little water and make a dough
  2. Take a pan add ghee,cashewnuts,raisens saute them and then add Sooji roast for some then add coconut grated roast till it changes colour to slight golden brown,then add koya,sugar,cardomon powder mix well and keep it a side.
  3. Now take the dough make a small thin puris stuf the mixture and spread water at the edges and press the edges and make as shape at the edges make all and keep it a side.Now take a pan add oil to fry deep fry these stuffed kajjikaya and remove when it is slight golden brown colour.
Posted May 27, 2009

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SUMITRA Sep 14, 2011
am a Malaysian and i would love to know how can i make the kova myself. I don think i can find that here. your recipes and the way you teach how to make them are wonderful Thank you very much. I

Sharron Apr 5, 2010
Dessert made with butter, semolina, sugar, & some other ingredients then steamed , & made in flan shape. Do u know what this is, I understand it a traditional sweet. Would like recipe for same. English TV program last week

Misty Dec 4, 2009
Sooji or Rava is Semolina.
Koya is thickened milk with sugar, it is sweet and used to make several indian sweets.

vatsala Sep 22, 2009
please can u ex plane to me what is sooji, koya
I am from srilanka so please help me

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