Gujiyas

Learn how to make gujiyas by filling khoya mixture into the circles made of maida dough and frying them.

Ingredients:

4 standard cups maida
1/4 cup melted ghee/refined oil
water to mix the dough

For Filling :
1/2 kg khoya/mava
50 gm kismis
50 gm broken kajus
100 gm desiccated coconut (optional)
7 or 8 green cardamoms (ilaichi)
250 gm sugar

 

How to make Gujiyas:
  • In a pan without adding oil, roast the khoya at low heat.
  • Add sugar when it starts to change colour and stir for some time.
  • When the colour changes to golden colour add other ingredients.
  • Take off the fire and let it cool.
  • Divide the dough into 25 to 30 balls.
  • Roll each ball in to a thin and even circle.
  • Now put the khoya mixture in the center of this circle.
  • Apply little water with one finger on the edge and fold it into half.
  • Press the edges so that the case does not open.
  • Now to give it a shell like shape pinch the edges.
  • Make all the gujiyaas like this and keep then aside with a damp cover.
  • Heat one liter oil in a wok.
  • Fry the gujiyas on low heat till they turn golden colour.
  • Store them into an air tight container.