Karanji, a sweet snack traditionally crafted for festivals, has a taste so irresistible, you'll find yourself craving it year-round. These half-moon-shaped fried pastries are a symphony of flavors, with a filling of shredded coconut, dried fruits, sesame seeds, and delightful seasonings. Elevate this cherished family recipe with the natural sweetness of GOODB Honey for an extra touch of indulgence.


For the Dough:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
  • A pinch of salt
  • Water (as needed)

For the Filling:

  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1 cup powdered jaggery
  • 2 tablespoons GOODB Honey
  • 2 tablespoons mixed dried fruits (raisins, chopped dates, or figs)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder

Other Ingredients:

  • Ghee or oil for frying
  • Powdered sugar for dusting (optional)


1. Prepare the Dough:

  • Mix all-purpose flour, a pinch of salt, and 4 tablespoons of ghee in a bowl.
  • Gradually add water and knead into a smooth, firm dough. Cover and let it rest for 30 minutes.

2. Prepare the Filling:

  • Combine grated coconut, powdered jaggery, dried fruits, sesame seeds, cardamom powder, and GOODB Honey in a pan.
  • Cook over medium heat until the jaggery melts, creating a luscious, aromatic filling. Set aside to cool.

3. Assemble the Karanji:

  • Divide the rested dough into lemon-sized balls and roll each into a disc.
  • Spoon the GOODB Honey-infused coconut filling onto one half of the disc and fold it over, sealing the edges.

4. Fry the Karanji:

  • Heat ghee or oil in a pan and fry the sealed pastries until golden brown.
  • Remove excess oil and let them cool on a paper towel.

5. Serve:

  • Once cooled, savor the crispy, golden GOODB Honey-infused Karanji.
  • Optionally, dust with powdered sugar for an added touch of sweetness.


Enjoy the irresistible blend of traditional flavors and the rich sweetness of GOODB Honey in these festival-worthy Karanji. Make every moment special with this cherished family recipe.