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Dhaniya Panjiri for Janmashtami

Dhaniya Panjiri for Janmashtami

Dhaniya Panjiri Recipe for Janmashtami Prasad or Kahna's Bhog. A traditional prasad item which is made especially during the Janmashtami celebrations.
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Cook Time 20 mins
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 Cup


  • Pan/Kadhai
  • Ladle
  • Blender


  • ½ Cup Coriander Seeds/Dhania
  • ¼ Cup Mixed Nuts Almonds, Cashew nuts
  • ¼ Cup Makhana/Fox nuts
  • 2 tbsp Melon Seeds/Char Magaz
  • 2 tbsp Grated Dry Coconut
  • ½ Cup Jaggery Powder
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 1-2 Green Cardamom


  • Dry roast Coriander seeds till it gives aroma and turns brown.
    ½ Cup Coriander Seeds/Dhania
  • Take out in a plate and let it cool.
  • Add ghee in the pan/kadhai and roast makhana.
    3 tbsp Ghee, ¼ Cup Makhana/Fox nuts
  • Once done take it out and roast almonds and cashew nuts.
    ¼ Cup Mixed Nuts
  • Roast melon seeds and then grated coconut.
    2 tbsp Grated Dry Coconut, 2 tbsp Melon Seeds/Char Magaz
  • Cool all the ingredients and then separately coarsely grind coriander seeds(add green cardamom if using), fox nuts, almonds and cashew nuts.
    1-2 Green Cardamom
  • Add roasted coconut, melon seeds sweetener in the grinder jar and then pulse once, to lightly grind and mix the melon seeds and coconut.
    ½ Cup Jaggery Powder
  • Mix all the ingredients together and store in airtight container.



Do not  use old nuts. It may spoil the taste of Panjiri.
Do  not overgrind nuts as it may get sticky and paste like.
Cool the ingredients completely before grindling and adding sugar. 
Keyword Dhania Panjiri
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