Recipe: Gujia

Holi is unimaginable without Gujia. Now you can make the perfect Gujias by following this simple recipe.


550 gms maida (flour)
1.25 kg khoya
5 tbsps raisins
200 gms almonds (cut into thin strips)
6 tbsps cooking oil. (keep some more aside for deep frying)
200 ml water
500 gms sugar


Mix the six tablespoons of oil with the maida. Now add some water as required and knead into soft dough. Set aside and cover with a damp cloth. Fry khoya in a deep-frying pan to a light brown colour. Add sugar, almonds and kismis into the khoya and mix well. Remove from the fire and let it cool.Roll out the kneaded dough into a small and thick chapatti. Fill half the chapati with the khoya mixture and seal the round, twisting the edges inwards. Deep-fry these gujias to a deep golden brown colour on slow flame. Take them out with a sieve type ladle and drain the oil completely.