Mawa Gujia

Ingredients:

Dough:
3 ½ Cups All Purpose Flour (Maida)
½ Cup Ghee (Clarified Butter)
Salt (a pinch)
½ Cup Water
Oil (for deep frying)
Stuffing:
1 Cup Khoya (grated)
3 Tbsp Coconut (desiccated)
4 Tbsp Sugar (Fine Grain)
½ Tsp Cardamom Powder
Jaiphal Powder (Nutmeg, a tiny pinch)
Javitri Powder (Mace, tiny pinch)
2 tbsp Almonds & Pista (chopped)

Instructions:

1) In a pan, add khoya and cook on low heat till it turns light brown.

2) Once brown, remove from the flame and keep it aside.

3) In a bowl, mix all purpose flour, ghee, and salt together until mixture becomes crumbly. Add water and knead it into a dough. Set aside for 30 mins.

4) In a bowl, add cooked khoya, desiccated coconut, sugar, cardamom powder, jaiphal powder, javitri powder, almonds & pista. Mix them all well together. Break into crumbs if needed.

5) Now roll out the dough thin about 3mm.

6) Using a round cutter cut the dough into small discs.

7) Place a spoonful of stuffing in the centre of each disc.

8) Brush the edges of the disc with water.

9) Lift from one side and drop it half way giving it a half moon shape.

10) Gently tap the edges to seal them.

11) Using a fork, press down the edges to give it a unique design and also further seal the stuffing inside.

12) In a deep pan, heat oil. Once the oil is medium hot, add gujia and deep fry them over a low flame until it is a brown color.

13) Remove and cool it completely before serving.

Ingredients

Dough:
 3 ½ Cups All Purpose Flour (Maida)
 ½ Cup Ghee (Clarified Butter)
 Salt (a pinch)
 ½ Cup Water
 Oil (for deep frying)
Stuffing:
 1 Cup Khoya (grated)
 3 Tbsp Coconut (desiccated)
 4 Tbsp Sugar (Fine Grain)
 ½ Tsp Cardamom Powder
 Jaiphal Powder (Nutmeg, a tiny pinch)
 Javitri Powder (Mace, tiny pinch)
 2 tbsp Almonds & Pista (chopped)

Directions

1

1) In a pan, add khoya and cook on low heat till it turns light brown.

2

2) Once brown, remove from the flame and keep it aside.

3

3) In a bowl, mix all purpose flour, ghee, and salt together until mixture becomes crumbly. Add water and knead it into a dough. Set aside for 30 mins.

4

4) In a bowl, add cooked khoya, desiccated coconut, sugar, cardamom powder, jaiphal powder, javitri powder, almonds & pista. Mix them all well together. Break into crumbs if needed.

5

5) Now roll out the dough thin about 3mm.

6

6) Using a round cutter cut the dough into small discs.

7

7) Place a spoonful of stuffing in the centre of each disc.

8

8) Brush the edges of the disc with water.

9

9) Lift from one side and drop it half way giving it a half moon shape.

10

10) Gently tap the edges to seal them.

11

11) Using a fork, press down the edges to give it a unique design and also further seal the stuffing inside.

12

12) In a deep pan, heat oil. Once the oil is medium hot, add gujia and deep fry them over a low flame until it is a brown color.

13

13) Remove and cool it completely before serving.

Mawa Gujia
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