Kajji Kayalu


Kajji Kayalu

Kajji Kayalu is a reputed traditional sweet dish falling under Andhra Cusine. Familiar and generally prepared during festivals and special occasions, Kajji Kayalu with its crisp light exterior and crunchy sweet interior is perfect to the last bite. The crescent shape of Kajju Kayalu makes the sweet snack unique and inviting. Kajji Kayalu can be savored anytime and the aromatic coconut mixture will definitely make you crave for more and more. You can discover the authentic step wise illustration of Kajji Kayalu here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 4 people



  • For preparing Kajji Kayalu, first sieve maida flour.
  • Melt ghee and pour it into the maida flour and knead well to make a soft dough, by using little water.
  • For the filling, grind the dry coconut to coarse powder. Keep this aside.
  • Grind cashewnuts, ground nuts and khus-khus to a coarse powder. Keep aside.
  • Mix together sugar with the above coconut powder, cashew mixture, cardamom powder and raisins. Keep it aside.
  • Make small lemon size balls of the maida dough and roll it like chapathis and cut into semi circles.
  • Take one part of the semi circle fill it with the mixture. Place the other semi circle on top and close the edges by wetting your fingers.
  • Fry Kajji Kayalu in hot boiling oil to a golden brown color.
  • Delicious Kajji Kayalu is ready. Enjoy the dish in your joyous festivals.
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Response (1)
  1. m
    madhu September 20, 2005

    try this it is good for festivals

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