Put 1 1/2 tbsp of ghee in a pan and dry roast the coriander seed on medium low flame till it becomes light brown and fragrant. Keep on stirring so that it gets evenly roasted. Once the seed get roasted allow it to cool down completely. Second method is grind coriander seed into powder and then roast till a nice aroma is emitted.
Meanwhile cut makhana into halves and roast it. For roasting put ghee in a frying pan and add makhana and roast it on medium low flame until light brown in colour. Keep on stirring.
Once the makhana gets roasted put chopped almonds and grated dry coconut, mix it well and roast it for further 2 minutes. Remove and set it aside.
Take a jar and grind roasted coriander seeds into powder. It doesn't have to be super fine powder but slightly coarse.
Transfer the coriander powder in a bowl and add roasted makhana mixture, Mix it until well combined.
Lastly add powdered sugar, 1 tsp of ghee and mix it well again.
Dhaniya Panjiri is ready. Enjoy this yummy prasad on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami!!
Note: You can add chopped cashew nuts and raisins also.