paneer gujiya

Paneer Karanji Recipe – Paneer Gujhiya Recipe – Masala Karanji

Paneer Karanji Recipe – Paneer Gujhiya Recipe in Hindi – Masala Karanji

Paneer gujiya is a savory version of the traditional sweet gujiya. We all make gujiya at home during festivals but this time prepare this spicy paneer gujiya and surprise your family and friends. This gujiya can be served along with any chutney or have them with a piping hot cup of tea.

On a holiday when you wish to have something special for breakfast  then prepare this tasty paneer karanji. Everyone will love this for sure. So, try making this gujiya at home with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Crumble the paneer and place it in a bowl.

paneer gujiyaMaking:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl to it add water in small portions and knead stiff dough as required for making poori. Place a pan on flame and pour 1 tbsp oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add green chilly and ginger into it. Saute them for a while. Then add green peas and sweet corn into the pan. Stir fry them for sometime.

paneer gujiya

Once the veggies become crunchy, add the crumbled paneer into it followed by salt, black pepper powder and green coriander. Mix all the ingredients really well and saute for 2 minutes by stirring constantly. Stuffing is now ready, turn off the flame.

paneer gujiya

Now divide the dough into small lumps and roll each lump into smooth peda. 12 pedas are made with this much quantity of dough. Place a peda on rolling board and flatten it slightly then roll it out into 3 to 3.5 inch diameter poori. Place the poori on the gujiya mould and top it up with some stuffing.

paneer gujiya

Apply some water on the poori over the edges of the mould and close the mould. Press it gently and remove the excess dough from the mould. Open the mould and separate the gujiya from it. Place it on a plate and likewise make the rest of the gujiyas as well.

paneer gujiya

Place a wok on flame and pour enough oil into it to deep fry the gujiyas. When the oil gets heated, carefully slide as many gujiyas as possible into the wok. Keep the flame on low and fry the gujiyas until golden brown from beneath.

paneer gujiya

Once the gujiyas get fried from beneath, flip the sides and fry them till golden brown from another side as well. Gujiyas are fried aptly, transfer them on a plate and fry the remaining gujiyas as well. Paneer gujiyas are now ready.

paneer gujiyaServing:

Serve these delectable and mouth-watering paneer gujiyas along with tomato sauce or any chutney you like. Enjoy!

Suggestions

  • You can add potato, spinach, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower or any vegetable of your choice in paneer to make stuffing.
  • Keep the flame on low while frying gujiyas otherwise on high flame gujiyas will get fried quickly from the surface and will remain soft from inside.

Paneer Karanji Recipe - Paneer Gujhiya Recipe - Masala Karanji paneer gujiya
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cups
  • Green peas – 1 tbsp
  • Sweet corns – 1 tbsp
  • Paneer – 100 grams
  • Green coriander – 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Ginger - ½ tsp (grated)
  • Green chilly – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Salt - ½ tsp
  • Black pepper powder – less than ¼ tsp
  • Oil – to fry gujiya
Instructions
  1. Crumble the paneer and place it in a bowl. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl to it add water in small portions and knead stiff dough as required for making poori. Place a pan on flame and pour 1 tbsp oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add green chilly and ginger into it. Saute them for a while. Then add green peas and sweet corn into the pan. Stir fry them for sometime.
  2. Once the veggies become crunchy, add the crumbled paneer into it followed by salt, black pepper powder and green coriander. Mix all the ingredients really well and saute for 2 minutes by stirring constantly. Stuffing is now ready, turn off the flame.
  3. Now divide the dough into small lumps and roll each lump into smooth peda. 12 pedas are made with this much quantity of dough. Place a peda on rolling board and flatten it slightly then roll it out into 3-3.5 inch diameter poori. Place the poori on the gujiya mould and top it up with some stuffing.
  4. Apply some water on the poori over the edges of the mould and close the mould. Press it gently and remove the excess dough from the mould. Open the mould and separate the gujiya from it. Place it on a plate and likewise make the rest of the gujiyas as well.
  5. Place a wok on flame and pour enough oil into it to deep fry the gujiyas. When the oil gets heated, carefully slide as many gujiyas as possible into the wok. Keep the flame on low and fry the gujiyas until golden brown from beneath.
  6. Once the gujiyas get fried from beneath, flip the sides and fry them till golden brown from another side as well. Gujiyas are fried aptly, transfer them on a plate and fry the remaining gujiyas as well. Paneer gujiyas are now ready.
  7. Serve these delectable and mouth-watering paneer gujiyas along with tomato sauce or any chutney you like. Enjoy!

 

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