Mawa Ghujiya

Prep: 30 minutes | Cook: 30 minutes | Servings: 12

Ingredients:

For the dough

1 cup refined flour

1 ½ tbsp ghee

A pinch of salt

 

For the filling

¾ Cup mawa

1 tbsp Ghee

5-6 almonds, chopped

5-6 cashew nuts, chopped

10 -11 pistachios, chopped

5-6 walnuts, chopped

½ powdered sugar

½ tsp cardamom powder

Other Ingredients

Ghee or Oil, for frying

6-7 Pistachios, sliced for garnish

Process

  • For the dough, mix refined flour, salt and ghee. Rub with your fingertips till it resembles bread crumbs.
  • Now adding little water knead into a stiff but smooth dough. Rest the dough for 15 mins.
  • To make the filling, heat mawa in a pan for 4 mins or till it melts. Remove into a bowl and cool it.
  • Heat ghee in another pan and add all the nuts. Saute till golden in colour. Turn off the flame and keep aside.
  • In mixing bowl combine mawa, roasted nuts, powdered sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well.
  • Now roll the dough and divide into 12 equal portions.
  • Roll it like puris and stuff with mawa mixture. Fold it in half moon and press the edges and cut the edges.
  • Make all the gujiyas and cover with damp cloth.
  • Heat ghee in a kadai for frying, fry the gujiyas till golden brown and remove on absorbent paper to drain off the excess oil.
  • Garnish the gujiyas with sliced pistachios and serve hot.

 

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