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Gujia is a popular sweet dish in north India. Gujia recipe is associated with the festival of Holi.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Desserts
Recipe Taste: Salty
Servings 4


  • 100 gm Refined flour for cover
  • 1 tsp Desi Ghee melted
  • 1-2 tsp Salt of, or as per taste
  • 100 gms Stuffing or khoya for khoya
  • 100 gms Coconut grated dried
  • 1 tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Fruits cashew nut, badam, raisins, chopped mixed dry
  • Desi Ghee take for deep frying


  • Take a mixing bowl and put maida, salt, and ghee. Mix nicely with your fingertips until becomes crumbly.
  • Then by adding water little by little, knead a medium tight dough. Keep it for half an hour to rest.
  • In a mixing bowl put Khoya, dried coconut, powdered sugar and chopped nuts and mix it nicely. The stuffing is ready.
  • Make small balls from the dough and roll them into thin Chapati, not very thin.
  • Now put the stuffing in the center of the rolled out Chapati and with your fingertip apply little water on all sides, now fold the Chapati from one side and give the shape of gujia, it will become like a half Chapati.
  • Now make the design by pinching the folded side, with your thumb and index finger. If you find it difficult then just press the sides with a fork, it should be sealed properly.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, first on high them make it slow. Slide ready gujia in the hot oil very slowly, fry them on low heat, by turning them at regular intervals.
  • Fry until becomes light brown in color. Now drain and remove.Gujias are ready. You can store in airtight jar.
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