Mar 10, 2012

Gujia ( Without Khoya)

Special HOLI sweet
Maida - 1.5cup
Ghee - 6tbsp
Baking Soda - 1/4tsp
Powdered Sugar - 2Tbsp
Water - as required
For Filling
Grated Coconut - 1.5cup
Cashew n Raisins - 10(chopped finely)
Cardamom powder - 1/2tsp
Ginger Powder - a pinch
Sugar - 3/4cup
Ghee - 1tbsp + for deep frying

  1. Mix maida,baking soda,powdered sugar and ghee into a bowl.Mix till it resembles a texture same as bread crumbs.Add little water and knead into a soft dough.Keep aside.
  2. Heat 1tbsp ghee in a pan and fry cashews and raisins.Add freshly grated coconut to the ghee and not change color .Add illachi powder and Ginger powder.
  3. Take out this coconut mix to a bowl and add sugar and fried nuts to it.Keep Aside.
  4. Now take the dough and make small puris,put it inside the gujia maker.
  5. Fill the puri with the coconut filling.
  6. Dip ur fingers in water and moist the edges of gujia.Close the gujia maker and press ,remove the excess dough.
  7. Prepare all gujias in the same way.
  8. Heat Ghee in a kadai  and deep fry these gujias on medium flame.
I hand-made all these i didn't had the gujia maker.Process reamins the same.Just roll the puri ,moist the edges,fill in the coconut mix and close the sides.Take a fork,using the back side of fork-press the edges of gujia.

Note:- Do not over fill the gujias,it will break the gujias while frying.


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