Gujiya is very popular and traditional sweet dish made on festivals like Diwali and Holi. You can prepare delicious gujiya filled with dry fruits and desiccated coconut at home very easily. the crisp outer layer of the Gujiya is made from all purpose flour stuffed with mawa (khoya), dry fruit and sugar. I also add some desiccated coconut to its stuffing to give it little extra flavour. Here we are with dry fruit gujiya recipe for Holi celebration.
Dry fruit Gujiya recipe ingredients
- All purpose flour (maida) – 3 cups
- Ghee- 1/2 cup
- Oil- for deep frying
- Khoya- 1 cup
- Chopped dry fruits (Almonds, Cashew nuts, Raisins, Pistachio) – ½ cup
- Green Cardamom powder– ½ teaspoon
- Bura (powdered sugar)- ¼ cup
How to make Gujiya stuffed with dry fruit and mawa
- Knead the smooth dough by mixing flour, ghee and required and keep it aside.
- Mix chopped dry fruits, khoya, bura (powdered sugar) and green Cardamom powder in a bowl.
- Divide the dough into 10-15 equal parts. Dust a plain surface with flour and roll each portion of the dough like a poori.
- Place a teaspoon full of filling mixture onto one half of the circle and gently fold the circle into a semi circle, forming a half moon shapes.
- Seal the edges by pressing slightly you can apply little water with your finger on the edges of the poori so that it can seal perfectly, making sure all the filling is still concealed inside.
- Make all the gujiya with same procedure.
- Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan and fry 4-5 gujiya at a time on medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour on all the sides.
- Remove them on napkin and drain the excess oil
- Make all the gujiya in same way and serve hot or at room temperature. You can keep them in air thought container for 4-5 days.