How to make Sugarcane Juice Ki Kanji -

It is spicy and delicious - fermented sugarcane juice tempered and served with urad dal dumplings.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sugarcane Juice (गन्ने का जूस ), Mustard Powder (मस्टर्ड पावडर)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Beverages

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Sugarcane Juice Ki Kanji

Sugarcane Juice Ki Kanji Recipe Card


Hindi: cheeni
Ever imagined what life would be without some meetha? The gulab jamuns, barfis, pedas, laddoos, modaks, halwas…you can say let the sugar substitutes rule but not everything is possible with substitutes! One of oldest flavourings and condiments used by mankind, this ingredient is an instant provider of energy. Also available in various types, sugar is either derived from sugarcane or beetroot.

Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Sugarcane Juice Ki Kanji Recipe

  • Sugarcane Juice 1 cup

  • Mustard Powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1/4 cup

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Combine sugarcane juice, four cups of water and mustard powder in a large glass jar. Add salt to taste. Cover and place it in the sun to ferment for four to five hours.

Step 2

Wash and soak urad dal in two cups of water for three to four hours. Drain and grind to a coarse paste. Add salt and mix well.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Drop small quantities of urad dal batter into the hot oil to make small dumplings. Fry on medium heat till golden in colour.

Step 4

Drain onto an absorbent paper. Let cool. Add these dumplings into the sugarcane juice and stir. Heat ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds. When they change colour, add asafoetida and red chilli powder. Add this to the sugarcane juice with dumplings. Stir and serve immediately.

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