Gujia is a melt-in-the-mouth sweet dish, which
is a specialty of Holi. Explore the recipe of Ghujia, as given in this
The festival of Holi is known for its colors as well
as scrumptious recipes. Several recipes like Dahi Bhalle, Bhaang Pakode,
Thandai, Papadi and Gujia are the special dishes for the festival.
Gujiya is a scrumptious sweet dish prepared using maida and khoya. It is
a must to make Holi dish in most of the Indian homes. Though the
preparation of Gujiya requires a little time and efforts, the taste of
this delicious recipe is worth it. The best thing about Gujiya is that
it can be used as a sweet dish, dessert as well as snacks. It can also
be preserved for along time without any effort. If you are also
interested in making Gujiya this Holi, the recipe is given below.
- 500 gm Maida (flour)
- 1 kg Khoya
- 3 tbsp Kishmish (raisins)
- 200 gm Almonds (cut into thin strips)
- 6 tbsp Cooking Oi. ( keep some more aside for deep frying)
- 200 ml Water
- 500 gm Sugar
- Mix the six tablespoons of oil with the maida.
- Now add some water as required and knead into soft dough.
- Set aside and cover with a damp cloth.
- Fry khoya in a deep-frying pan to a light brown color.
- Add sugar, almonds and kismis into the khoya and mix well.
- Remove from the fire and let it cool.
- Roll out the kneaded dough into a small and thick chapatti.
- Fill half the chapati with the khoya mixture and seal the round,
twisting the edges inwards.
- Deep-fry these gujhias to a deep golden brown color on slow
- Take them out with a sieve type ladle and drain the oil
- Note - Makes about 40 gujhias.