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Monday, 13 March 2017

Dry Fruit Gujiya


INGREDIENTS FOR THE OUTER COVER:
1 cup maida
1 tblsp ghee
pinch salt 
Oil for deep frying
INGREDIENTS FOR HTE STUFFING:
1/4 dessicated coconut
8 almonds
10 cashews
10  pistas
6 dates 
10 raisins
1 tsp cardamom pdr

FOR THE SUGAR SYRUP:
In a pan take 1cup sugar and 1/2 cup water and let it boil
Cook the syrup for 5-6 mins to make one string syrup,switch off the flame 

PROCEDURE:
Combine maida,salt and ghee in a bowl,mix well with your fingersuntil the mixture resembles bread crumbs
Add water and knead it into a firm and smooth dough , cover the dough and allow it to rest for an hour
For the filling roast almonds,cashews and pistas and crush them
Deseed the dates and chop finely
Mix all the stuffing ingredients and devide into portions
Devide the dough into portions and make balls,roll each ball into a semi thick poori
Keep the stuffing onto half of the circle,wet your fingers with water and spread a little water around the edges of the circle
Gently fold the circle into a semi circle ,press gently and seal the edges ,decorate the edges by twisting the dough portion carefully to form a shape
You can also use moulds if you have
Heat oil and deep fry the gujyas on a medium heat
Once they turn into golden brown colour and becomes crisp remove it and put on a tissue paper
Dip the fried gujiyas in the prepared sugar syrup and put on a plate
Store in an airtight container once it comes to room temperature!!!

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