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Tuesday, March 13, 2012


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- Ingredients For Gujiya:
1. Maida or all purpose flour 1 cup
2. Ghee or clarified butter half cup
3. Sugar 2 tablespoons
4. Coconut (grated) 1 cup
5. Almonds (sliced) 1 tablespoon
6. Raisins or kishmish 1 tablespoon
7. Pistachios (chopped) 1 tablespoon
8. Cashew (sliced) 1 tablespoon
9. Chironji or charoli 1 teaspoon
10. Cardamom powder 1 teaspoon
11. Kesar or saffron 1 pinch (for colouring)
12. Oil for deep frying (half of the pan)

Procedure For Gujiya:Pour the ghee over the maida and add half a cup of water to it. Knead a fluffy dough out of this to make the outer covering of your sweets. 
If you want to add colour to your dish then grind a few strands of kesar add add it to the dough for red colour.
 For green you can try fine powdered pista. 
Mix all the other ingredients except oil in amixing bowl so that the consistency becomes even.
 Now roll out 5-8 flat breads (puris) from the dough and add spoonfuls of the filling to it. 
Roll it into halves and seal the edges of the puri with your fingers. 
Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan and when it is piping hot release the gujiyas in it.
 It will float up while frying on medium flame and when it is golden brown strain it.

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