Dry Fruit Gujiya Ghughra

Dry Fruit Gujiya Ghughra Recipe

Ghughras also called as Gujiya in Rajasthan and has been a famous dish in that part of the country. The half moon shaped deep fried savories is filled with pounded dry fruits and coconut taste super delicious when savored hot or cold. Traditionally, the Ghughras are deep fried, but we baked them as this preserves nutrition and is less toxic.

Cooking time
45 min
Preparation time
10 min
Serves
4
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31

Fit Foodie Recipe Score

25

Regular Recipe Score

Fit Foodie Meter was developed in consultation with the Indian Dietetic Association

This recipe scores more than the regular recipe since oats have been added and has been baked instead of frying. It is a good source of iron, magnesium and phosphorus

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of maida all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

 

For the Gujiya Filling

 

  • 40 grams Saffola Fruit and Nuts Oats Cranberry
  • 1/4 cup almonds, coarsely powdered
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, coarsely powdered
  • 1/4 cup cashew nuts, coarsely powdered
  • 1/4 cup dates, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 teaspoons cardamom, freshly powdered 

How to make Dry Fruit Gujiya Ghughra

  • Preheat the oven to 180 C
  • Combine the flour, ghee and salt, in a large bowl. Work the ghee into the flour with your fingers until the mixture resembles a coarse meal
  • Sprinkle water onto the crumbly dough and with your hands push the dough from the sides to the middle of the bowl to form a ball that holds together and is smooth
  • Be careful to add only a little water at a time, and not allowing the dough to become soggy. Knead well with your hands until the dough becomes into a firm ball of smooth dough
  • Cover the dough and allow it to rest for an hour
  • Combine all the ingredients for the filling until all the ingredients hold together. Divide the filling mixture into 20 equal portions. Divide the dough into 20 equal portions as well
  • Keep a small bowl filled with water by the side. On a floured surface roll each portion of the dough into a 3-inch diameter circle
  • Place a teaspoon full of filling mixture onto one-half of the circle. Wet your fingers into the bowl of water and spread a little water around the edges of the circle
  • Gently fold the circle into a semi-circle, forming a half moon shape. Seal the edges by pressing slightly, so that the dough sticks to each other making sure the entire filling is still concealed inside
  • Decorate the edges by twisting the dough portion carefully to form a twisted shape. Continue the same procedure with the remaining dough and filling portions
  • Arrange the filled Gujiyas/Ghughras on a baking sheet and place it in the preheated oven.  Bake the Gujiyas in the oven until it is browned evenly on all sides
  • Hald way through turn them around so they get browned on all sides. This proceed can take about 20 to 30 minutes
  • Serve these delicious Ghughra | Gujiyas for the festival of Holi, diwali or a special occasion in the family

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Nice. Recipe's

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