Chashni Wali Gujiya – Mawa Gujiya Dipped in Sugar Syrup – HOLI RECIPES

    chashni gujiya

    Chashni Wali Gujiya –  Mawa Gujiya Dipped in Sugar Syrup – HOLI RECIPES

    You have drooled over the  tempting gujiyas on every occasion, specially on Holi. With an extra dose of sweetness and flavors this Chashni wali gujiya is pure bliss and great hit amongst everyone. You can serve it to guests. The Homemade mawa gujiya made with this easy recipe will be relished by all.

    Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make sugary and sweet Chashni wali gujiya this festive season. Gujiya is one the most popular and special sweet of Holi. You will surely savor this homemade gujiya than that brought from the market.

    Direction:

    Getting ready:

    Finely chop 2 tbsp chopped cashews, 2 tbsp almonds.

    Making:

    Take 2 cups (250 grams) of refined flour in a mixing bowl. Add 30 grams of melted ghee into it and mix well. Add lukewarm water in small portions and add stiff and tight dough. Cover and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes to set and then start making the gujiya.

    chashni gujiya

    To prepare the stuffing, Take 200 grams (1 cup) of mawa. Crumble it and add it to the pan. Turn on the flame and roast the mawa on medium flame until there is slight change in the color. Once it is fragrant and it changes color, Turn off the flame and transfer the mawa to a big bowl. Let the mawa cool down a little.

    chashni gujiya

     To prepare sugar Take 400 grams (2 cups) of sugar in a vessel and add 1.75 cups of water to it. Turn on the flame and cook the sugar dissolves completely. Keep stirring at regular intervals.

    chashni gujiya

    Now add sugar and dry fruits to the mawa for the stuffing. Take 2 tbsp chopped cashews, 2 tbsp almonds, 2 tbsp raisins and ½ tsp cardamom powder. Mix all ingredients well. Let the mawa cool a bit more then add 1/2 cup powdered sugar to it and stir until it blends well. Once everything is mixed well the stuffing is ready. 

    chashni gujiya

     Meanwhile Sugar has dissolved completely; let it cook for 2 to 3 more minutes. Take some syrup on the spoon, let cool down a little and take it between your thumb and finger.There is no formation of thread in the syrup but it gooey like honey. The Sugar syrup is ready now so turn off the flame. Take it off from flame and place on a net stand. Keep the sugar syrup covered to prevent it from cooling down quickly.

    chashni gujiya

    Now to roll out and stuff the gujiyas. Knead the dough again then Break small lumps from the dough. Keep them covered so that they don’t get dry. Take one dough lump at a time and roll into dough ball.Roll it out into 3 to 4 inch diameter sheet. Roll out evenly from all sides.

    chashni gujiya

    Take the rolled poori on your hand, place 2 tsp stuffing over it.Keep the stuffing in the center. Then apply some water on the edges of the poori. Fold the gujiya into half and stick the edges together. 

    chashni gujiya

    To make the folds make a pattern all around the gujiya with pinch and twist method. Similarly prepare remaining gujiyas as well and place them over a cloth and cover so that they don’t dry. Folding the gujiyas are done with.

    chashni gujiya

    To fry the gujiyas, heat sufficient ghee in a wok. Keep the flame medium-low. Once the ghee is hot, Drop some dough lump into the ghee to check. If it is sufficiently hot then fry the gujiyas. Fry the gujiya on low flame until they get golden brown in color.

    chashni gujiya

    Once the Gujiyas float on the surface and slightly roasted from beneath, flip the sides now and continue frying until the gujiyas get golden brown in color.

    chashni gujiya

    Gujiyas have turned golden brown in color take the gujiyas over a ladle and hold it on the edges of wok so that extra ghee drains back into the wok. Then keep the gujiyas over a plate. Similarly fry rest of the gujiyas as well. It takes 12 to 15 minutes for frying gujiyas at once. With this much dough we have prepared 14 gujiyas.

    chashni gujiya

    Drop these fried gujiyas in the sugar syrup. Keep the gujiyas drenched on syrup for 3 to 4 minutes. Take out the gujiyas from syrup and arrange the gujiyas over a plate and garnish them.

    chashni gujiya

    Serving:

    Garnish the gujiyas with pistachios shavings. Scrumptious and toothsome Sugar dipped and sugar filled gujiyas are ready. Gujiya is one the most popular and special sweet of holi. You will surely savor this homemade gujiya than that brought from the market. These gujiyas can be stored for up to 7 days and in refrigerator for up to 15 to 20 days.

    chashni gujiya

    Suggestion:

    • You can also peel 5 to 6 green cardamoms and powder them instead of using cardamom powder.
    • Add dry fruits first so that the mawa cools down a little more. Avoid adding powdered sugar when the mawa is hot as it starts melting.
    • You can adjust the quantity and choice of dry fruits as desired. Walnuts, pistachios and so on can be used in the stuffing.
    • Keep the sugar syrup covered to prevent it from cooling down quickly.
    • Keep the dough lumps covered so that they don’t get dry.
    Chashni Wali Gujiya - Mawa Gujiya Dipped in Sugar Syrup - HOLI RECIPES
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    Recipe type: sweet
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Plain flour- 2 cup ( 250 grams)
    • Mawa – 1 cup ( 200 grams)
    • Powdered sugar- ½ cup ( 80 grams)
    • Sugar- 2 cup ( 400 grams)
    • Almonds- 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
    • Cashew nuts- 2 tbsp ( finely chopped)
    • Raisins- 2 tbsp
    • Green Cardamom – ½ tsp
    • Ghee- 3 tbsp ( 30 grams)
    • Pistachio- 1 tbsp ( finely chopped )
    • Ghee- for frying
    Instructions
    1. Finely chop 2 tbsp chopped cashews, 2 tbsp almonds.
    2. Making:
    3. Take 2 cups (250 grams) of refined flour in a mixing bowl. Add 30 grams of melted ghee into it and mix well. Add lukewarm water in small portions and add stiff and tight dough. Cover and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes to set and then start making the gujiya.
    4. To prepare the stuffing, Take 200 grams (1 cup) of mawa. Crumble it and add it to the pan. Turn on the flame and roast the mawa on medium flame until there is slight change in the color. Once it is fragrant and it changes color, Turn off the flame and transfer the mawa to a big bowl. Let the mawa cool down a little.
    5. To prepare sugar Take 400 grams (2 cups) of sugar in a vessel and add 1.75 cups of water to it. Turn on the flame and cook the sugar dissolves completely. Keep stirring at regular intervals.
    6. Now add sugar and dry fruits to the mawa for the stuffing. Take 2 tbsp chopped cashews, 2 tbsp almonds, 2 tbsp raisins and ½ tsp cardamom powder. Mix all ingredients well. Let the mawa cool a bit more then add ½ cup powdered sugar to it and stir until it blends well. Once everything is mixed well the stuffing is ready.
    7. Meanwhile Sugar has dissolved completely; let it cook for 2 to 3 more minutes. Take some syrup on the spoon, let cool down a little and take it between your thumb and finger.There is no formation of thread in the syrup but it gooey like honey. The Sugar syrup is ready now so turn off the flame. Take it off from flame and place on a net stand. Keep the sugar syrup covered to prevent it from cooling down quickly.
    8. Now to roll out and stuff the gujiyas. Knead the dough again then Break small lumps from the dough. Keep them covered so that they don’t get dry. Take one dough lump at a time and roll into dough ball.Roll it out into 3 to 4 inch diameter sheet. Roll out evenly from all sides.
    9. Take the rolled poori on your hand, place 2 tsp stuffing over it.Keep the stuffing in the center. Then apply some water on the edges of the poori. Fold the gujiya into half and stick the edges together
    10. To make the folds make a pattern all around the gujiya with pinch and twist method. Similarly prepare remaining gujiyas as well and place them over a cloth and cover so that they don’t dry. Folding the gujiyas are done with.
    11. To fry the gujiyas, heat sufficient ghee in a wok. Keep the flame medium-low. Once the ghee is hot, Drop some dough lump into the ghee to check. If it is sufficiently hot then fry the gujiyas. Fry the gujiya on low flame until they get golden brown in color.
    12. Once the Gujiyas float on the surface and slightly roasted from beneath, flip the sides now and continue frying until the gujiyas get golden brown in color.
    13. Gujiyas have turned golden brown in color take the gujiyas over a ladle and hold it on the edges of wok so that extra ghee drains back into the wok. Then keep the gujiyas over a plate. Similarly fry rest of the gujiyas as well. It takes 12 to 15 minutes for frying gujiyas at once. With this much dough we have prepared 14 gujiyas.
    14. Drop these fried gujiyas in the sugar syrup. Keep the gujiyas drenched on syrup for 3 to 4 minutes. Take out the gujiyas from syrup and arrange the gujiyas over a plate and garnish them.
    15. Garnish the gujiyas with pistachios shavings. Scrumptious and toothsome Sugar dipped and sugar filled gujiyas are ready. Gujiya is one the most popular and special sweet of holi. You will surely savor this homemade gujiya than that brought from the market. These gujiyas can be stored for up to 7 days and in refrigerator for up to 15 to 20 days.

     

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