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Delicious Indian sweet: Gujiya
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India is a place for delicious food and sweets. Gujiya is one of the best among Indian sweets. India serves varieties of food from north to south and from east to west. Hundreds of thousands of varieties of food and cuisines are available in India to taste. Perhaps no other nation has so many varieties of food on their list. Most of the sweets likes of Gujiya prepared in India are vegetarian. Large numbers of them are vegan too.
Indians are especially fond of sweets. Many varieties of sweets are prepared, served and tasted all over India. Indian marriage parties cannot be completed without sweet dishes. People in India serve and offer sweets as part and parcel of every celebration.
There are hundreds and thousands of shops selling sweets in India. Indian companies export a lot of sweets to America, Middle east, Europe (EU), Japan, Canada and other parts of the world.
Mawa, dried milk
Indian sweets, vegetarian.sweets
All of the Indian sweets are vegetarian. These are delicious, tasty, and healthy.
Indian sweets mainly belong to four categories.
1. Fried sweet: Gujiya, Laddu, Jalebi, Gulab Jamun, Makkhan Bada, Ghewar, Feni etc.
2. Dry fruit sweets: Badam (Almond) katli, Badam Halwa, Pista loz, Kazu Katli, etc.
3. Milk product sweets: Mawa barfi, Peda, Mishri Mawa, Gulab sakri, Chandra Kala, Kalakand etc.
4. Bengali sweets: Sandesh, Rasogolla, Rasomundi, Chhenabada, Shaharwali Malpua etc.
Mawa Gujiya recipe video
What is a Gujiya?
I would like to describe a special north Indian variety Gujiya belongs to fried category.You may find it in shops selling sweets. You can also prepare the sweet at your home.
What is a Gujiya?
Gujiya is a variety of fried sweets. Mawa alias Khoya (dried milk) is covered with flour and fried in ghee (butter oil). It is then sugar coated.
Gujiya is a festival sweet. It is prepared in many families in north India for special occasions. It is also a special Diwali dish.
What do you want now? Shopping Gujiya or prepare it at home?
Indian Sweets Recipe-Gujiya by Manjula
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How to prepare Gujiya?
Which materials are required to prepare it?
You need Flour, Mawa / Khoya, sugar and ghee to prepare it. You can add some dry fruits, cardamom, saffron and rose water to enhance taste and fragrance.
How can you prepare Gujiya?
Take some flour and mix it with water to make a dough of it. Take some dough and press it (through a belan) to make a thin round piece (as you prepare it for puri). Bake Mawa for some time and allow it to be pink. You can bake it according to your own taste. Put Mawa mixed with some sugar, rose water, saffron, and dry fruits into the thin flap. Then fold the thin piece of flour paste to a particular shape (Shown in the picture).
Take some ghee and put it on a gas burner. When ghee is heated enough put the prepared piece into the same and fry. Then bring it out.Your gujiya is almost prepared.
Take some water separately and boil it. Add some sugar into it. It is called chasni. Pour some chasni over the fried piece. You may also add some dry sugar onto it. Your Gujiya is now ready to serve. This is a very rich variety of sweets. It has high-calorie value. Serve, eat and enjoy this delicious and tasty north Indian sweet, a special Diwali cousin.
Caution: Gujiya is fried variety of sweets. Both Ghee and Mawa contains vegetarian fat. Hence, Gujiya contains high fat and cholesterol. Cardiac patients and patients having high blood pressure should careful while eating Gujiya. Gujiya, like all other sweets, also contain sugar. Diabetics should consult their doctors before eating.
Ingredients of Gujiya
- Mawa- Condensed milk
- Dry fruits
- Rose water and Cardamom
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