Gujiya Recipe – How to Make Gujiya Recipe

Crispy and flakey traditional Gujiya recipe is rich and delicious in taste. Packed with goodness of desiccated coconut and dry nuts,its a perfect  sweet for any Indian Festival. With Holi and Diwali around the corner,every household is gearing up to prepare their favorite sweets.Some of the sweets that are eaten on the festive occasion of Holi .but for me Holi without Gujiya Recipe is incomplete




AuthorShweta KumariDifficultyBeginner

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time30 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time50 mins

For stuffing
 25 g Sooji
 ½ cup Khoya (mawa)
 10 Cashew nuts crushed
 2 tbsp Desiccated coconut
 1 tbsp Kishmis
 1 tsp Cardamom powder
 4 tbsp Sugar
 Oil or Ghee for frying
For outer cover
 300 g All purpose flour (Maida)
 4 tbsp Ghee or Oil
 Water as per require

1

Heat ghee in a pan add sooji keep stirring continuously, on medium flame

2

Cook till it becomes light brown add melted mawa, cardamom powder, cashew nut ,coconut and all ingredients and add sugar mix well

3

Turn off the stove it took me 3-4 minutes

4

Remove it to a bowl.So it gets cool down faster, mix it well it is better to use your fingertip to break all the lumps and to mix thoroughly .keep it aside

5

Making the dough . Take all purpose flour in a bowl,drizzle ghee and rub it into flour using your fingertips

6

,it will be breadcrumb like texture

7

Start adding little water at a time , knead into stiff and smooth dough

8

Divide it into equal portions

9

Work with one flatten disc at a time roll into 4 inch diameter circle

10

Put about a tablespoon stuffing in the center

11

Apply little water around the edges using your finger or you can use brush

12

Fold it into half circle ,seal the edges by pressing it ,if you have gujiya moulds then use that

13

Make all the gujiya and keep them covered with kitchen towel to prevent it from drying out

14

When about to finish shaping, heat the oil or ghee in a pan on medium heat for frying

15

Once it is golden brown and crispy from all sides ,use the slotted spoon to remove it

16

Now gujiya is ready serve it

Ingredients

For stuffing
 25 g Sooji
 ½ cup Khoya (mawa)
 10 Cashew nuts crushed
 2 tbsp Desiccated coconut
 1 tbsp Kishmis
 1 tsp Cardamom powder
 4 tbsp Sugar
 Oil or Ghee for frying
For outer cover
 300 g All purpose flour (Maida)
 4 tbsp Ghee or Oil
 Water as per require

Directions

1

Heat ghee in a pan add sooji keep stirring continuously, on medium flame

2

Cook till it becomes light brown add melted mawa, cardamom powder, cashew nut ,coconut and all ingredients and add sugar mix well

3

Turn off the stove it took me 3-4 minutes

4

Remove it to a bowl.So it gets cool down faster, mix it well it is better to use your fingertip to break all the lumps and to mix thoroughly .keep it aside

5

Making the dough . Take all purpose flour in a bowl,drizzle ghee and rub it into flour using your fingertips

6

,it will be breadcrumb like texture

7

Start adding little water at a time , knead into stiff and smooth dough

8

Divide it into equal portions

9

Work with one flatten disc at a time roll into 4 inch diameter circle

10

Put about a tablespoon stuffing in the center

11

Apply little water around the edges using your finger or you can use brush

12

Fold it into half circle ,seal the edges by pressing it ,if you have gujiya moulds then use that

13

Make all the gujiya and keep them covered with kitchen towel to prevent it from drying out

14

When about to finish shaping, heat the oil or ghee in a pan on medium heat for frying

15

Once it is golden brown and crispy from all sides ,use the slotted spoon to remove it

16

Now gujiya is ready serve it

Gujiya Recipe



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