baked gujiya

Baked Gujiya recipe – Baked Karanji Recipe – Baked Mawa Ghujiya

Baked Gujiya recipe – Baked Karanji Recipe – Baked Mawa Ghujiya

Baked Gujiyas are a sweet tempting delight for all. Also known as baked karanjis these are very similar to the fried gujiyas both in taste and appearance. Baked gujiyas are glazed with the mixture of milk and condensed milk.

Serve these luscious and crispy karanjis as a dessert after any meal or have them anytime you crave for something sweet. Prepare these baked karanjis for your family and friend with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Chop the cashews into small chunks, place them in a bowl. Peel the green cardamom and crush its seeds into fine powder using mortar pestle.

baked gujiya

Evenly grease the baking tray with some ghee.

baked gujiya Making:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add melted ghee into it. Mix it really well. Now add lukewarm milk in small portions and knead stiff dough as required for making pooris. ¼ cup of milk is used for kneading this much of flour. Cover and keep the dough aside for 15-20 minutes to set.

baked gujiya

Meanwhile, prepare the stuffing. For this, take mawa in a big bowl and place it inside the microwave and roast it for 1 minute. 1 minutes is over, take the bowl out and stir the mawa with a spoon. Ghee is separating from its edges, mawa is now roasted aptly. Let it cool down slightly.

baked gujiya

Add green cardamom powder, chopped cashews, raisins and chironji into it. Mix everything really well. Mawa has cooled down slightly, add powdered sugar into it. Mix it thoroughly. Don’t add powdered sugar in hot mawa otherwise the stuffing will become runny. Stuffing is now ready.

baked gujiya

Dough is ready, slightly knead the dough. Divide the dough into small balls, flatten each ball into peda. Take a peda and cover the rest of the pedas. Place it on rolling board and press it with palm, now roll it into 3.5-4 inch diameter even poori. Roll it by moving the rolling pin on the edges.

baked gujiya

Place the poori on the gujiya mould and put 2 tsp of mawa stuffing on it. Apply some water on the edges of the mould then close the mould and press it from all the sides. Separate the excess dough.

baked gujiya

Open the mould and take off the prepared gujiya from it. Place it on the greased baking tray. Cover the gujiya with a cloth to prevent it from drying up. Similarly, roll and stuff the rest of the gujiyas until the dough is utilized completely. Gujiyas are now stuffed and ready to be baked.

baked gujiya

Preheat the microwave on 200 degree centigrade on convection mode. Place the tray inside the microwave and bake the gujiyas on convection mode at 200 degree centigrade for 10 minutes.

baked gujiya

After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Gujiyas have turned golden brown on top. Add 2 tsp of milk into the condensed milk. Mix it really well. Apply this mixture on the gujiyas with the help of a brush.

baked gujiya

Flip the sides and apply the mixture on this side as well. Place the tray inside and bake the gujiyas for 4 minutes on 200 degree centigrade. This mixture of milk and condensed milk will give a shine to the gujiyas and sweeten their outer layer as well.

baked gujiya

4 minutes are over, take out the tray. Gujiyas are not baked yet, place the tray back inside the microwave and bake the gujiyas for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes, take out the tray. Gujiyas have turned slightly brown on top, bake them for 2 more minutes. 2 minutes are over, take out the tray. Gujiyas have turned nice golden brown, they are now baked aptly. It took overall 18 minutes to bake the gujiyas. Transfer them on a plate.

baked gujiyaServing:

Have these scrumptious and tantalizing baked gujiyas whenever you crave for something sweet. Once they cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating for a week.

Suggestions

  • You can add any other dry fruit such as grated fresh coconut, almonds, pistachios or anything else.
  • You can make stuffing with semolina-mawa, mawa-fresh coconut, mawa-dry fruits, moong dal or anything else.
  • Instead of condensed milk you can also use cream-powdered sugar mixture or add powdered sugar in thickened and use it. You can also skip this step, gujiyas will taste equally delicious without this coating.
  • Baking time varies from microwave to microwave. So, firstly bake the gujiyas for 10 minutes and then keep baking it for few minutes while checking in-between until the gujiyas turns golden brown from both the sides.
  • For 16 gujiyas

Baked Gujiya recipe - Baked Karanji Recipe - Baked Mawa Ghujiya baked gujiya
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Recipe type: Sweets
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup (125 grams)
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp (30 grams)
  • Milk - ¼ cup
  • Mawa - ¾ cup (150 grams)
  • Powdered sugar - ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Condensed milk – 1 tbsp
  • Green cardamom – 4
  • Cashews - 10-12
  • Raisins – 1 tbsp
  • Chironji – 1 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Chop the cashews into small chunks, place them in a bowl. Peel the green cardamom and crush its seeds into fine powder using mortar pestle. Evenly grease the baking tray with some ghee.
  2. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add melted ghee into it. Mix it really well. Now add lukewarm milk in small portions and knead stiff dough as required for making pooris. ¼ cup of milk is used for kneading this much of flour. Cover and keep the dough aside for 15-20 minutes to set.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the stuffing. For this, take mawa in a big bowl and place it inside the microwave and roast it for 1 minute. 1 minutes is over, take the bowl out and stir the mawa with a spoon. Ghee is separating from its edges, mawa is now roasted aptly. Let it cool down slightly.
  4. Add green cardamom powder, chopped cashews, raisins and chironji into it. Mix everything really well. Mawa has cooled down slightly, add powdered sugar into it. Mix it thoroughly. Don't add powdered sugar in hot mawa otherwise the stuffing will become runny. Stuffing is now ready.
  5. Dough is ready, slightly knead the dough. Divide the dough into small balls, flatten each ball into peda. Take a peda and cover the rest of the pedas. Place it on rolling board and press it with palm, now roll it into 3.5-4 inch diameter even poori. Roll it by moving the rolling pin on the edges.
  6. Place the poori on the gujiya mould and put 2 tsp of mawa stuffing on it. Apply some water on the edges of the mould then close the mould and press it from all the sides. Separate the excess dough. Open the mould and take off the prepared gujiya from it. Place it on the greased baking tray. Cover the gujiya with a cloth to prevent it from drying up. Similarly, roll and stuff the rest of the gujiyas until the dough is utilized completely. Gujiyas are now stuffed and ready to be baked.
  7. Preheat the microwave on 200 degree centigrade on convection mode. Place the tray inside the microwave and bake the gujiyas on convection mode at 200 degree centigrade for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Gujiyas have turned golden brown on top. Add 2 tsp of milk into the condensed milk. Mix it really well. Apply this mixture on the gujiyas with the help of a brush.
  8. Flip the sides and apply the mixture on this side as well. Place the tray inside and bake the gujiyas for 4 minutes on 200 degree centigrade. This mixture of milk and condensed milk will give a shine to the gujiyas and sweeten their outer layer as well.
  9. minutes are over, take out the tray. Gujiyas are not baked yet, place the tray back inside the microwave and bake the gujiyas for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes, take out the tray. Gujiyas have turned slightly brown on top, bake them for 2 more minutes. 2 minutes are over, take out the tray. Gujiyas have turned nice golden brown, they are now baked aptly. It took overall 18 minutes to bake the gujiyas. Transfer them on a plate.
  10. Have these scrumptious and tantalizing baked gujiyas whenever you crave for something sweet. Once they cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating for a week.

 

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