Mawa Gujiya

Mava Gujiya
Mava Gujiya

Mawa Gujiya is an Indian Sweet. It is made from wheat flour, all purpose flour or semolina and stuffed with Mawa. This is an Indian sweet dumpling.

A piece of dough filled with Mawa and that is deep fried in oil or baked. Mawa Gujiya specially prepared in Holi, Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, etc. It has a different name in a different region in India like in Maharashtra – Karanji, in Gujrat – Ghughra, in Bihar – Purukiya, etc. It is one of my husband’s favorite Indian sweets. Whenever I make we fight to eat. So let’s begin to make Mava Gujiayas.

 

Print Recipe
Mawa Gujiya
Mawa Gujiya recipe - Delicious recipe with wheat flour and jaggery which is turned to healthy.
Mava Gujiya
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For Gujiya Cover
For Gujiya Stuffing
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For Gujiya Cover
For Gujiya Stuffing
Mava Gujiya
Instructions
Making Gujiya Dough
  1. In a bowl, take wheat flour and salt.
  2. Heat ghee in a small pan and pour in a floured bowl and combine the flour.
  3. Make a crumble mixture by combining ghee and flour with fingertips.
  4. Now add water little by little, knead and make a stiff and soft dough.
  5. Cover it with lid and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
Making Gujiya Stuffing
  1. Grate the mawa and make a crumble mixture.
  2. Heat pan, add 1 tablespoon ghee.
  3. Now add mawa and stir continuously on low flame for 3-4 minutes. Or cook it till its releasing sides.
  4. Switch off the flame and let the stuffing cool down.
  5. If stuffing cools down add grated jaggery or powdered sugar and chopped dry fruits.
  6. Mix well and keep it aside.
Making Gujiyas
  1. Take the dough and knead it again.
  2. And make 10-12 equal parts. And make a lemon size balls.
  3. Now take 1 ball, dust some flour on rolling board and roll with the help of rolling pin to a circle 4-5 inches diameter.
  4. Place 1 or 2 tablespoons mava stuffing on the 1 side of a circle.
  5. Apply some water on edges of the circle and close into a half circle, gently press the edges with fingertips.
  6. Trim the sides with pizza cutter or knife. Or press the fork in edges of half circle.
  7. Or pleated the edges with fingertips slowly and close it carefully.
  8. Make all gujiyas and cover with a kitchen towel so that it will not become dry.
Baking and Frying Gujiyas
  1. Baking - Preheat oven to 180 degree Celsius. Apply ghee or butter on mawa gujiyas and place on a baking tray. Bake gujiyas at 200 degree Celsius for 20-30 minutes or till golden brown in color, depends on the temperature of the oven.
  2. Frying – Heat oil in a Kadhai on medium-high flame. Check the oil is hot, for this adds a small piece of dough if it's coming slowly up then oil is hot enough.
  3. Now add mawa gujiyas batch-wise. Do not add more gujiyas at a time add 2 or 3 at a time.
  4. Turn to another side and fry all over.
  5. Drain on a paper napkin. Then add another batch and fry them all.
  6. Mawa gujiyas are ready to serve. Serve hot or you can preserve in an airtight box for 4-5 days.
Recipe Notes

If your mawa stuffing is too sticky then you can add roasted rice flour. It will help to keep stuffing tight and it does not come out from gujiyas.




3 thoughts on “Mawa Gujiya”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *