Hi friends! An all time favorite and delicious snack you can have round the year and not only for Holi!
Preparation Time : 20 minutes
Cooking time : 15 minutes
Provides : 18 Gujias
Course: Indian desserts
Level Of Cooking: Easy
- 2 cups all purpose flour/ maida
- 250 gms Khoya/mawa , grated
- 1/4 cup Ghee / olive oil
- 10 almonds, coarsely powdered
- 12 Cashew nuts ,coarsely powdered
- 12 Pistachios, coarsely powdered
- Oil for deep frying
- 1/4 cup milk
- 6 Green cardamoms, powdered
Dough for Gujia Pastry:
Sift the flour into a big mixing bowl, rub 1/4 cup ghee / olive oil into the flour with your finger tips till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs and knead into a firm dough with milk. Cover with a damp kitchen napkin and leave to rest for at least half an hour.
For the filling:
Heat a non-stick pan add the grated khoya/ mawa and Sauté the khoya/ mawa over medium heat till it looks slightly fried. Mix in the sugar, cardamom powder, almonds, cashew and pistachios.
Step 3 .
Take off the heat and when it cools, and divide into eighteen equal portions.
Divide the dough into eighteen equal portions and shape into balls. Roll out into thin rounds, like a puri.
Place one portion of the stuffing on one half of the rolled round /puri, lightly moisten the edges, fold the other half over the stuffing and press the edges to seal. Either cut off the edge with a fancy cutter or pinch the edges with the tip of a fork to make a design.
Make all the gujiyas in this way. keep aside
Heat sufficient oil in a wok /kadahi. To check if the oil is ready for frying, put a tiny piece of dough in it. If it comes up at once, add gently slide in a few gujiya at a time. Add as many gujiyas as fit in comfortably and deep-fry for five to six minutes.
Turn them over and lower the heat to medium. Fry till golden brown on all sides. Lift out and leave to drain on absorbent kitchen paper towel , cool and store in an airtight container when completely cold.
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