Gujiya (Pastry Stuffed with Coconut and Semolina)




For the Pastry
Maida-1&1/2 cup
Ghee-2 tbsp
Salt
Water


For the Stuffing
Semolina/Rawa-1/2cup
Shredded Coconut-1/2 cup 
Broken Cashewnuts-1/2 cup
Sugar-1/2-3/4cup
Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp



  • To make the pastry, mix the flour and ghee, adding water little by little to make a semi-stiff dough. Cover and set aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and fry cashewnuts and raisins.Add semolina and fry until light brown and aromatic. Add coconut and fry for a minute. Remove from heat and add sugar,cashewnuts,raisins and cardamom powder.Mix well and set aside.
  • Divide the dough into lemon sized balls. Flatten each ball into a round disc using a rolling pin.  Spread a spoonful of stuffing on to one of the rolled discs. Fold and seal the edges with a fork.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, fry  gujiyas till golden brown on both sides. Store in an airtight container when cooled.






14 comments:

  1. Happy diwali wishes for you and your family. Great looking gujiyas,prefectly fried.

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  2. We make it in the shape of samosa....love this

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  3. happy diwali wishes to you and your family :) my fav sweet..

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  4. Looks super cute and you have done it so neat :) Happy Diwali to you

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  5. Happy Diwali to you and family,Looks so delicious,drool

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  6. looks awesome....Happy Diwali to you and ur family...:)

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  7. Happy Diwali wishes to u...diwali sweet looks perfect n u have made it so well!!

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  8. gujjiya is looking tempting .wish happy diwali to all

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  9. Happy Diwali to u and ur family...:)Gujjiya nanayittundu...

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