gujiya

    Gujiya Recipe

    Make your festivals now healthy with this Baked Gujiya recipe. I Have used the alternative of baking and Honey to replace frying and sugar syrup. 

    Also Try Suji Halwa.

    How to make Gujiya ?

    Ingredients

    Recipe's Secret

    • 1 cup khoya (mava).
    • 1.5 cup Maida (plain flour).
    • 2 spoon Ghee.
    • Water.
    • Dry fruits – Almond, Pista.
    • 1.5 tbs Sugar.
    • Elaichi powder.
    • Honey.
    • 2 spoon coconut powder.

    Method

    How to make?

    • Take 1 cup mava (khoya) in a pan.
    • Keep roasting it till mava gets brown.
    • Make sure you keep stirring mava so that it doesn’t get stick to the pan.
    • On the sides take a bowl and add 1 cup Maida (plain flour).
    • In the Maida, add 2 spoon ghee.
    • Keep mixing everything.
    • Keep checking mava.
    • Add little cold water. 
    • 2-2 spoon in the maida and ghee mixture.
    • Make dough like Paratha.
    • Cover the bowl of lead and leave it for resting 15-20 minutes.
    • On the pan, mava has been roasted well and its color has changed
      take out mava in a bowl and let it cool down.
    • Once mava gets cool down, add 2 spoon coconut powder.
    • Add some elaichi powder.
    • Add chopped pista & almonds.
    • Add 1.5 tbs sugar
    • Mix well.
    • Gujiya filling is ready.
    • Now take the maida dough and flatten it like a chapati.
    • Cut out roundels using a bowl.
    • Take some mava gujiya filling and place it at the centre of roundels.
    • Apply a little water on the sides of roundels.
    • Close the gujiya and using fork seal the sides.
    • We are baking and not frying.
    • So take parchment paper on a baking tray.
    • Pre-heat  oven for 10 minutes at 180 degree.
    • Place gujiya in it and bake at 180 degrees for 20 minutes.
    • Take it out – the colour won’t be too brown as we are baking and not frying.
    • Immediately brush honey on the top; you will get the excellent shine.
    • Garnish with chopped almonds and pista.
    • While serving in a plate; pour some more honey on the top.
    • So Healthy Baked Gujiya recipe – no frying, no sugar syrup… we have cut down half the calories with this version of Gujiya. 

    Watch Gujiya Recipe Video

    YouTube Video available here: https://youtu.be/Su46C19mF58.

    Also try Sweetcorn Savory Pancakes.

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