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Baked Nevris /Neuros/Karanji

Updated: Nov 24, 2023

Most of us love nevris , don't you think so?Me too , love nevris. Its crispy outer crust and the yummy stuffing , who can resist. Deep frying is something I try avoiding, so since I love nevris came up with a baked version. And what better way to implement the baked version , simple the use of short crust pastry dough.

Short crust pastry dough is the easiest dough to learn and handle. So give this Baked nevris a try , you will definitely love this version. These baked version of nevris will keep up to a week outside in an airtight container.


300 gms plain flour

100 gms powdered sugar

150 gms chilled unsalted butter

Ice cold water for kneading

Gel colours optional

Kneading Method

Mix flour and powdered sugar together. Add the cubed chilled unsalted butter to the flour mixture using your fingertips break down the chilled butter into the flour till it resembles like bread crumbs. Bring the flour mixture together by adding a tbsp of ice cold water at a time and knead to a dough. wrap in cling film and refrigerate for 1 hour.

(If adding colours Separate into 3 to 4 parts

Add the colour of choice to each part of the dough

Use your finger tips to rub in the colour.)

For the filling

100 gms rawa

100 gms desiccated coconut

250 gms powdered sugar

50 gms raisins fry the raisins in little ghee and keep.

50 gms cashew nuts ground to powder

1 tsp cardamom powder

Add 1 tbsp ghee to the pan and add all the ingredients for the filling and cook till aroma arises and done

Remove the dough from the fridge. Only how much u need to roll at a time.

Roll into round in nevris mould .fill one side with the filling. Wet the edges with water. Seal. Brush with egg wash or milk

Bake in a preheated oven at 180degrees for 25 mins till undersides are lightly browned

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