Thursday, October 27, 2011

Gujia (Traditional Diwali Sweet)

Gujia  (Traditional Diwali Sweet)

Gujia is Traditional Diwali Sweet
Gujia
This sweet is a North Indian dish. They make this sweet for weddings and festivals. You can also make this sweet  with jaggery..Use koya instead of coconut
 
For Dough

  • Maida(All Purpose Flour)...................1 cup
  • Rava (Suji).........................................1tbsp
  • Oil/Ghee.............................................2tbsp
  • Warm Water for dough.......................1/4 cup

Filling

  • Grated Coconut ............................1 cup
  • Sugar.............................................1/2 cup
  • Sliced Badam.................................3tbsp
  • Chopped Cashews.........................3tbsp
  • Cardamom Powder........................1tsp

Method

  • Mix maida and oil, using hands mix well.Add water and make  soft dough.
  • Cover with damp cloth and keep.
  • Roast the coconut on low flame till it becomes light red.
  • Mix sugar add little water in a pan and cook till the sugar is dissolved fully
  • Add coconut cashews  almonds and cardamom.
  • Make equal sized balls out of dough. Roll the balls into circles 4" wide.
  • Place 1tsp of filling in the center and fold in semi circle. Pleat the edges to seal.Do all the same way.
  • Deep fry them in medium flame.. remove them in paper towels.

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