Holi is here and it's time to indulge in a string of season special snacks and beverages that we can't stop thinking about. This year Holi is being celebrated on March 18, 2022, with loads of colours, water guns, singing and dancing all across India. The festival of colours comes with a bevy of traditional dishes that are made across Indian homes. From tantalising kanji vada to refreshing thandai and to snacks such as kachori, pakodas, gol gappe, there are a plethora of delicious food items that you can prepare on Holi. One such popular food item is delicious sugary gujiya.
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Gujiya is a flaky pastry made with dough and stuffed with mouth-watering mix of dry fruits, nuts, khoya and sugar. And while we love to gorge on the classic khoya gujiyas, there are a number of flavourful variations that have come up with time. No, they aren't the usual chocolate gujiya or coconut ones but much more interesting and delicious!
Here Are 5 Gujiya Recipes That You Can Try At Home To Give A Unique Twist To The Regular Sweetmeat:
1. Almond And White Chocolate Gujiya
Indulge in the decadent white chocolate, desiccated coconut and almonds in this stellar gujiya recipe. This can be a delicious twist to the traditional gujiya recipe and would be loved by kids and adults both. Find the recipe here.
2. Gundi Paan Gujiya
Paan is a quintessential concluding meal in an Indian meal, much like a dessert. What if we combine the best of both? Here is paan gujiya doing exactly that with its refreshing gundi paan flavours stuffed inside and deep-fried. Find the recipe here.
3. Walnut Brownie Gujiya
Love indulging on gooey brownies yet cannot resist some gujiyas? We've got the best of both with walnut brownie gujiyas with a nutty walnut filling mixed with irresistible chocolate sauce, chunks and brownie. Kids are definitely going to stock on this! Find the recipe here.
4. Chocolate Prunes Gujiya
Dark chocolate lovers, this one's for you! Prunes, dark chocolate, mawa and sugar mixed and stuffed inside. The crisp outer layer of the gujiya cracks in the mouth for the sweet filling to take on your senses. Quick, easy and irresistibly delicious! Find the recipe here.
5. Monkey Gujiya
A smooth blend of cheese, sugar, nuts and coconut, monkey gujiya has a mix of it all. You simply cannot stop at one bite when ricotta, mascarpone and cream cheese burst in the mouth. Give a cheesy renovation to the gujiya this Holi with this quick and easy monkey gujiya recipe. Find the recipe here.
Try these recipes at home this Holi season and let us know how you liked it in the comments section below.