Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Somas / Kajji Kaya

Somas in tamil , Kajji Kaya in Andhra, Karanji in Maharashtra is a traditional 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.This delicious snack can be eaten anytime of the day and makes a great tea time snack or an after lunch/dinner dessert. 

What you need for Somas / Kajjikaya :
  • Maida-1 Cup
  • Koya-1/2 Cup (optional)
  • Grated Coconut  Or Dry -1/2 Cup
  • Sugar -1 Cup
  • Sooji /Rava- 1/2 Cup
  • Raisins -few
  • Cashew nuts-few
  • Ghee-1 tbsp
  • Cardamom -pinch
The Preparation Method:
  • In a bowl ,mix maida and ghee well then add little water and make a dough.
  • Take a pan. Add ghee,cashew nuts,raisins. Saute them and then add Sooji. Roast for some time then add coconut grated roast till it changes colour to slight golden brown,then add koya(optional),sugar,cardamom powder. Mix well and keep it a side.
  • Now take the dough , make a small thin puris stuff 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.
  • Tasty Kajji kaya is ready to be served.

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