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Brief Description

Gujia is an extremely delicious festival recipe. This deep fried delicacy is usually prepared during the festival of colors i.e. Holi. Learn how to make this recipe in a simple and easy manner at home by following the steps given below.

Preparation Time 15 mins
Cooking Time 30 mins
Number Of Serves 4

Ingredients for Gujia

  • Oil/ ghee for frying

For The Cover

  • All purpose flour- 500 gm Maida
  • Melted Ghee- 6 tblsp

For The FillingKhoya- 500-600 gm

  • Green Cardamom Powder-1/2 tsp
  • Chopped Almonda- 25 gm
  • Raisins- 25 gm
  • Shredded dry Coconut- 25 gm
  • Sugar- 350 gm


How To Make Gujia

  • Filter the flour using a sieve.
  • Mix flour and oil together.
  • Add water and knead lightly.
  • Make soft but tight dough of it. Add water as necessary.
  • Keep it aside covered with a wet cloth.
  • Fry khoya in a pan till it turns brown in color.
  • Add rest of the filling ingredients and cook for 2 more minutes. Take it off the heat and let it cool down.
  • Now divide the dough into small balls and flatten them into a puri like shape.
  • Place some filling on 1 side and bring the other part over to cover it. Use water to stick both ends together.
  • Make sure that the filling does not ooze out.
  • Make all the gujias in similar manner and spread out on the cloth.
  • Take a wok and heat ghee in it. Deep fry all the gujias till they are golden brown.
  • Keep them stored in an airtight jar till needed to be served.


Some Useful Tips

  • One can also coat the gujias in sugar syrup to add extra sweetness.
  • Gujia moulds can also be used to form gujias instead by hand too.

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