Kadubu Recipe | Fried Kadubu Recipe | Kayi Kadubu Recipe

Kadubu is a traditional sweet that hails from the state of Karnataka. It is generally prepared during Ganesh Chathurthi and offered to Lord Ganesha as a naivedyum. The Karnataka-style kadubu is generally fried and hence we use sooji and maida for the outer covering and a rich coconut filling inside.

Kadubu or somasi, as it is called in Tamil Nadu is also prepared during other festivals and also as a part of the wedding meals.

Here is a traditional Kannadiga recipe on how to make kadubu. So, read the step-by-step procedure with images and also follow the preparation method from the video recipe.

KADUBU VIDEO RECIPE

kadubu recipe
KADUBU RECIPE | FRIED KADUBU RECIPE | KAYI KADUBU RECIPE | COCONUT GUJIYA RECIPE
Kadubu Recipe | Fried Kadubu Recipe | Kayi Kadubu Recipe | Coconut Gujiya Recipe
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
15 Mins
Total Time
35 Mins

Recipe By: Kavyashree S

Recipe Type: Sweets

Serves: 8 pieces

Ingredients
  • Sugar - 1 cup

    Cardamom - 1

    Dry grated coconut - 1 cup

    Raisins - 10-15

    Split cashew nuts - 10-15

    Sooji (fine rava) - 1 medium-sized bowl

    Maida - 2 tbsp

    Ghee - 4 tbsp

    Water - ¾th cup

    Oil for frying

    Kadubu/gujiya mould

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add sugar into a mixer jar.

    2. Add the cardamom and grind it into a fine powder.

    3. Transfer the powdered sugar into a bowl to make the filling.

    4. Add the dry grated coconut to it and mix well.

    5. Further, add raisins and split cashew nuts.

    6. Mix again and keep it aside.

    7. Meanwhile, add sooji into a mixing bowl.

    8. Add maida and ghee and mix well.

    9. Add half a cup of water, little by little.

    10. Knead it into a soft dough for atleast 2 minutes.

    11. Take a small portion of the dough and roll it into a peda between the palms.

    12. Use the rolling pin and flatten it into a thin roti.

    13. Then grease the kadubu mould with oil.

    14. Place the roti in the mould.

    15. Add two spoons full of the filling on it.

    16. Apply water on all sides of the dough.

    17. Close the mould and apply pressure on the sides.

    18. Remove the excess dough and add it to the remaining dough.

    19. Carefully open and remove the kadubu from the mould.

    20. Heat oil in a pan for frying.

    21. Add the kadubus one after the other and fry them until they are cooked at the bottom.

    22. Then flip them over onto the other side and fry until they turn golden brown.

    23. Remove them from the oil and serve warm.

Instructions
  • 1. You can use jaggery instead of sugar.
  • 2. You can increase the quantity of maida according to your preference. This means, the quantity of sooji can be reduced accordingly.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 piece
  • Calories - 186.5
  • Fat - 5.9 g
  • Protein - 2 g
  • Carbohydrates - 32.2 g
  • Sugar - 16.9 g
  • Fibre - 1.8 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE KADUBU

1. Add sugar into a mixer jar.

kadubu recipe

2. Add the cardamom and grind it into a fine powder.

kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe

3. Transfer the powdered sugar into a bowl to make the filling.

kadubu recipe

4. Add the dry grated coconut to it and mix well.

kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe

5. Further, add raisins and split cashew nuts.

kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe

6. Mix again and keep it aside.

kadubu recipe

7. Meanwhile, add sooji into a mixing bowl.

kadubu recipe

8. Add maida and ghee and mix well.

kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe

9. Add half a cup of water, little by little.

kadubu recipe

10. Knead it into a soft dough for atleast 2 minutes.

kadubu recipe

11. Take a small portion of the dough and roll it into a peda between the palms.

kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe

12. Use the rolling pin and flatten it into a thin roti.

kadubu recipe

13. Then grease the kadubu mould with oil.

kadubu recipe

14. Place the roti in the mould.

kadubu recipe

15. Add two spoons full of the filling on it.

kadubu recipe

16. Apply water on all sides of the dough.

kadubu recipe

17. Close the mould and apply pressure on the sides.

kadubu recipe

18. Remove the excess dough and add it to the remaining dough.

kadubu recipe

19. Carefully open and remove the kadubu from the mould.

kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe

20. Heat oil in a pan for frying.

kadubu recipe

21. Add the kadubus one after the other and fry them until they are cooked at the bottom.

kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe

22. Then flip them over onto the other side and fry until they turn golden brown.

kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe

23. Remove them from the oil and serve warm.

kadubu recipe
kadubu recipe
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