How To Make Gujiya – Indian Sweet – Easy Recipe – Holi Special

Holi is incomplete without sweets & Gujiya is a must have during Holi, specially in North India. I remember my mom making a bunch of gujiyas when I was in school. Here is a simple recipe & you can learn how to make this Indian sweet Gujiya.

how to make gujiya recipe for holi festival indian sweet

How about celebrating this Holi with these home-made mouthwatering Gujiyas?

Now as you are aware you can make Guiiya during any festivals be it Holi or Diwali, follow these simple step-by-step instructions to make crispy gujiyas at your home.

Do share this recipe with your loved ones too.

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  • 100 gms Almonds, chopped 
  • 6 tbsp Cooking oil • 3 tbsp Raisins
  • 200 ml Water
  • 400 gms Sugar
  • 500 gms Maida
  • 4 tbsp of ground coconut
  • 1 kg Khoya

  • Mix maida with 5 tbsp of oil using your fingers for 5 minutes.
  • Make a soft dough and knead it lightly using water.
  • Cover this dough with a wet cloth and leave aside for some time.
  • Then in a frying pan, deep-fry the khoya till light brown in color.
  • Add chopped almonds, sugar, raisins and grinded coconut, now mix well.
  • Fry again for few minutes. Allow the mixture to cool.
  • Stuff half of the chapati with the khoya mixture.
  • Fold and draw the edges of chapati inwards to close.
  • On slow fire, deep-fry the gujiya till golden brown.
  • Take out using a sieve and drain the oil properly.
  • Store them in an airtight container.
  • Repeat the procedure with remaining dough. 
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Now go ahead and start making this delicious sweet at your home!!!

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