Here's wishing all the readers a very Happy Gowri Ganesha Festival!The recipe below is a sweet dish especially made during this festival.Read on ,try and enjoy!


For the dough:

  • Fine Rava(Sooji) - 1 Cup 
  • Maida - 1/4 cup 
  • Ghee - 2 Tsp
  • Water
  • Oil for Deep Frying

For the filling:

  • Desiccated coconut or Shredded Kobbari - 1/2 cup 
  • Powdered Sugar - 1/2 cup 
  • Powdered Elaichi/Cardamom - 1/2 Tsp


  • Mix all the ingredients for the dough.Add enough water to make a soft dough.Knead well and keep it aside.(Make sure not to add too much water)

  • Take a mixing bowl and mix all the ingredients for the filling and keep it ready.

  • Pull out small balls from the  dough and roll them into small circular puris. Make sure the puris are not too thick.

  • Spoon in the filling on one half of the circle and fold along the center; Seal the ends well with your fingers.

  • Take a deep fry pan and heat oil  on medium heat.
  • Drop the Karigadubu into oil one by one and fry until they turn golden brown in colour. Fry on both sides.

  • Remove from oil and strain into paper towels.

  • Let it cool completely and this can be stored in airtight containers for a long time.

Preparation  Time: About 30-40 mins;

Makes: About 20-25;