Gujiya Recipe

Gujiya Recipe
  • Prep Time
    30 minutes
  • Cook Time
    20 minutes
  • Serving
    20
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Exploring the Flavors of Gujiya: A Traditional Indian Sweet

Gujiya, a beloved Indian sweet, encapsulates the essence of festive celebrations with its delectable taste and intricate preparation. This deep-fried pastry is filled with a delightful mixture of khoya (reduced milk), dried fruits, nuts, and aromatic spices, creating a symphony of flavors in every bite. Whether enjoyed during Holi, Diwali, or any special occasion, Gujiya brings joy and nostalgia to all who indulge in its crispy, golden exterior and melt-in-your-mouth filling. Embark on a culinary journey as we make this cherished treat from scratch.

Ingredients

Gujiya Recipe

Nutrition

per serving

  • Daily Value*
  • Calories: 250
  • Total Fat: 12g
    18%
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
    30%
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
    7%
  • Sodium: 50mg
    2%
  • Total Carbohydrates: 30g
    10%
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
    4%
  • Sugars: 10g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Directions

Try our handmade Gujiya recipe and go on a gourmet journey! This classic Indian treat is ideal for both festive occasions and sweet tooth, with a crispy pastry packed with a rich blend of khoya, and almonds

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and ghee. Rub the ghee into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Slowly add water to the mixture and knead it into a smooth dough. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.

Step 3

In a separate bowl, mix the khoya, powdered sugar, chopped nuts, and cardamom powder to make the filling.

Step 4

Divide the dough into small balls and roll them out into circles. Place a spoonful of the filling in the center of each circle.

Step 5

Fold the circle in half and use a fork to seal the edges. You can also crimp the edges for a decorative touch.

Step 6

Heat oil in a deep pan for frying. Once hot, fry the gujiyas in batches until they are golden brown and crispy.

Step 7

Remove the gujiyas from the oil and place them on a paper towel to drain excess oil.

Step 8

Serve the gujiyas warm or at room temperature. Enjoy!

Conclusion

Savor the heavenly taste of homemade Gujiya and experience the rich tradition it embodies. These crispy and golden delights are a delightful treat that can be enjoyed either warm or at room temperature. Add some joy to your celebrations by indulging in the divine flavors of Gujiya.

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