Preparation Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 30 mins

Makes 8 karchikai


For Stuffing

  1. 1 Small bowl roasted chana dal (phutani)
  2. 1 Small bowl sugar
  3. 1 Tbsp cardamom powder
  4. 2  Tbsp grated  dry coconut
  5. 4 to 5 Cashew nuts made in to piece


For dough

  1. 1 Cup all purpose flour
  2. 1/4 Cup fine coarse semolina
  3. 1 Tbsp oil/ ghee
  4. A pinch of salt

Oil for frying


For Dough

  • Take all purpose flour and semolina in a bowl add oil/ghee and salt and mix well
  • Now add  water bit by bit and knead the dough with the consistency of chapati dough
  • Keep aside with the closed lid for 15 to mins

For Stuffing

  • Grind the roasted chana dal (phutani), sugar, cashew nut, cardamom, dry coconut in to powder

For Kadabu

  • Take a small dough ball and make a circle of  6 cm diameter
  • Now place the stuffing in the centre and close the sides
  • Put the Karchikai in the oil and fry it with medium flame
  • Repeat the same process for other

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