About Kesari Gujiya Recipe: When the festival of colours Holi is around the corner, the only delicacy that all of us think of relishing first is the good old Gujiya. Sweet dumplings made of maida or flour and filled with a delightful khoya and nutty mixture, Gujiyas are popularly made in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Here is an easy saffron based gujiya recipe that you can prepare at home and enjoy with family and friends.
Ingredients of Kesari Gujiya
For the dough:
2 cups maida
1/4 cup semolina
5 tbsp ghee
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp saffron
For the stuffing:
2 tbsp ghee
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup mawa, grated
1/2 cup dessicated coconut
1/4 cup pistachio, chopped
1/4 cup almond, chopped
1 tsp cardamom powder
How to Make Kesari Gujiya
1.In a mixing bowl, add maida, suji and ghee, mix well.
2.Add milk with saffron and knead the dough till hard enough. Cover and keep aside for 5-10 minutes.
Prepare the stuffing:
1.Heat the ghee in a pan, add mava along with all the nuts and mix well.
2.Add the sugar and cook for 6-7 minutes. Now add the cardamom and coconut and mix well. Stir for another 3-4 minutes and turn off the flame. Transfer this mixture into a bowl and keep aside.
1.Make round size dough sheet with the help of a round cutter.
2.Place the stuffing as the shape of the round dough sheet.
3.Now make a half moon shape and turn the edges of the sheet to lock both the sides.
4.You can deep fry these gujiyas or bake in a preheated oven at 180 C for 30 minutes.