Sunday, 24 March 2013





1 cup fine flour
1/4 cup ghee (clarified butter)  
Ghee for deep frying

For filling:

1 cup khoya 
2-3 tbsp nuts chopped (almonds, pistachios, cashew nut) 
1/2 cup coconut grated
1/2 cup powdered sugar

For sugar syrup:

1 cup  sugar   
1 cup water                
1 tsp cardamom powder 


1. In a bowl sieve fine flour, add ghee, water & make a smooth dough .
    keep it aside for 15-20 mins

2. Divide dough into equal size balls.

3. Mix all ingredients for filling in a bowl.

4. Roll each ball into puri & keep aside.

5. Take two puri at a time. Place one tbsp of filling in the mid of one puri & cover
     with the other puri. In a pattern & seal firmly. Repeat the same with remaining
     dough &filling

6. Add sugar, water & boil it til it reaches one thread consistency. Add cardamom powder.

7. Heat ghee in a pan & deep-fry the chandrakala, on medium heat, till golden brown.
    Drain & soak immediately in the hot syrup.

8. When the gujiya are coated on all sides with the sugar syrup, gently remove.

9. Garnish with chopped pistachios,almond & serve

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1 comment:

  1. Happy Holi to you and your family.
    Gujiya look very perfect and super delicious. Do visit my space whenever time permits.