Gujiya

45 Minutes
Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 30 minutes | Servings: 4-8

Ingredients

For Filling

1 cup Mawa , मावा

2 tbsp Ghee , घी

¾ cup  Semolina , सूजी

½ cup Cashew Nuts, chopped  , काजू

½ cup Almonds, chopped , बादाम

1 cup powdered Sugar , पीसी हुए चीनी

½ tbsp Cardamom powder, इलाइची पाउडर

Oil for deep fry, तेल

 

For Dough

2 cup All purpose flour , मैदा

3 tbsp Ghee , घी

½ tsp Salt , नमक

1 tbsp Rose Water , गुलाब जल

Water as required , पानी

 

 

Process

For Filling

  • In a kadai, add mawa and roast on medium flame well till light brown in color.
  • In the same kadai, add ghee, semolina and roast well.
  • Add chopped almonds, cashew nuts and mix well.
  • Transfer the roasted mawa into the kadai and toss well.
  • Transfer the mixture into the bowl and keep it to cool. When it cools down add powdered sugar, cardamom powder and mix well and keep aside.

 

For Dough

  • In a mixing bowl, add flour, ghee, salt, rose water and water as required knead it into a stiff dough.
  • Cover it with a damp cloth and leave it to rest for half an hour.

 

For Shaping

  • Make a ball of the dough and roll it out into a thick round shape or cut it with a round cutter.
  • Wet the edges with water and place a spoon full of filling over one half.
  • Fold the other half over and press the edges together to seal.
  • Make a design by pinching and twisting all along the sealed edges.
  • Make all the gujiyas in this way. Heat oil in a kadai on medium flame.
  • Add as many gujiyas as fit in comfortably.
  • Turn them over and Fry till golden brown from all sides. Lift out on absorbent paper.

 

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