Gujia Recipe

Gujia Recipe
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Gujia is an Indian sweet which is a specialty during the festival of Holi in India. The crunchy outer covering made with maida is stuffed with a filling of khoya and dry-fruits and then deep fried. You cannot have just one of this mouth-watering sweet.
Gujia Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.1 / 10 (29 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 kg Khoya
  • 500 gms Sugar
  • 500 gms Maida
  • 200 gms Almonds, chopped
  • 6 tbsp Cooking oil
  • 3 tbsp Raisins
  • 200 ml Water
How to make Gujia:
  • Combine maida with 6 tbsp of oil using your fingers.
  • Make soft dough and knead it lightly. Add water if needed.
  • Cover with a wet cloth and leave aside.
  • In a frying pan, deep-fry the khoya till light brown in color.
  • Add chopped almonds, sugar and raisins and mix well.
  • Fry again for few minutes. Allow the mixture to cool.
  • Prepare a small and thick chapati from the kneaded dough.
  • Stuff half of the chapati with the khoya mixture.
  • Fold and draw the edges of chapati inwards to close.
  • On slow fire, deep-fry the gujia till golden brown.
  • Take out using a sieve and drain the oil properly.
  • Store them in an airtight container.
  • Repeat the procedure with remaining dough.

Reviews and Ratings:
dropadi posted 19/03/2013
barkha gautam posted 13/03/2011
best and the easiest way to prepare gujia thanks i really liked it