Dhania ki panjiri Recipe:
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes.
Dhaniya ki Panjiri is a falahari dish especially made for Krishna Janmashtami as Prashad. Here is how to make this delicious recipe at home.
This is a popular sweet dish which is served as a prasad and is even relished during fasts or Vrat. In India, we love to celebrate festivals and occasions with joy and vigour.
Janmashtami is one such festival when we celebrate the birthday of Lord Krishna and serve various delicacies to him in his honour. This sweet is also served to the Lord on this day. Prepared using ghee, dhaniya or coriander powder, dry fruits, coconut and powdered sugar, this dish makes the festivities more divine and spiritual. These days, it is also readily available in most supermarkets.
Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan.
Fry the Cosmos dry fruit and nuts till slightly browned.
Remove from ghee and keep aside.
In the same ghee, roast the makhane till crisp.
Remove from the pan and grind coarsely.
Heat ¼ cup ghee in a pan.
Add coriander powder and roast on low heat till fragrant and browned. ( Approximately 8-10 minutes )
Keep stirring constantly.
Add the roasted cashew nuts, almonds and makhane.
Remove from heat and let cool.
Once the mixture is cooled completely, add the powdered sugar and grated coconut and mix well.
Store the panjiri in an airtight container for up to a week.
How to make
Dhaniya Panjiri is popularly prepared during Janmashtmi in Northern India, especially Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. It is made from coriander seed powder, bhoora (powdered sugar), ghee, chopped dry fruits and mishri/sugar . All you need to do is to roast the seeds and grind them in a blender and make a powder, leave it slightly coarse. Add ghee in a pan and saute the powder in ghee until it turns brown. Transfer the coriander panjiri on a plate and let it cool and then add sugar to it. Mix well and add dry fruits to it.
¼ cup Ghee (plus 1 tbsp)
2 cups COSMOS DHANIA POWDER
1 cup of COSMOS DRY FRUIT AND NUT MIX
½ cup Makhane
½ cup Dry coconut (Grated)
½ cup Powdered sugar