From Chia Seeds, Anjeer to Quinoa, Test Recipes of Wholesome, Mouth-watering Gujias to Strive

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Holi 2022: Just like colours, bhaang and pichkaaris, holi celebration is incomplete without gujias. Gujias, or sweet, deep-fried dumplings include traditional fillings like khoya and dry fruits. This year, we have shared recipes of gujias that are healthy and can be made for sugar-free patients. It has chia seeds, anjeer, quinoa and a lot more. Here are some delicious gujia recipes you must treat your guests to this festival of colours.Also Read – Holi 2022: Goa, Puri And Mahabaleshwar Are The Most In-Demand Destinations In India

Chia Seeds And Anjeer Ki Gujiya

Ingredients: 5 gms Chia seeds, 100 gms Khoya, 20 gms Grated Coconut, 15 gms Cashew nuts, 20 gms Fig, 150 gms Refined Flour, 100 gms Ghee and 15 Sugar | For syrup: 200gms Sugar and 50ml Water Also Read – Holi 2022: Visit 6 Colorful Destinations in India To Celebrate The Festival

Chia Seeds & Anjeer ki Gujiya (PC: DoubleTree by Hilton Gurugram Baani Square)

Cooking method: Also Read – Choti Holi 2022: Know the History and Significance of this Day

  • Knead soft dough using flour, ghee and water.
  • Leave to rest for at least half an hour.
  • Saute khoya over medium heat till it looks slightly fried.
  • Take off the heat and when it cools, mix it with chia seeds, grated coconut, fig, sugar and cashew nuts.
  • Roll each ball into a thin puri.
  • Place the filling in the center of the puri, and fold the circle in half-moon shape.
  • Apply a little water to the edges and seal.
  • Deep fry till is golden brown.
  • Lift out and leave to drain on absorbent paper.
  • Make sugar syrup by cooking water and sugar together, till one thread consistency. (For sugar free, you can avoid further steps)
  • Dip the gujiyas in it, lift and let dry on a plate.
  • Garnish with dry fruits.

Baked Chocolate Gujiya

Ingredients: 150 gms refined flour, 50 gms choco chips, 100 gms khoya, 5 gms cardamom powder, 15 gms cashew nuts, 50 ml chocolate syrup, 100 gms ghee and 15 gms sugar |For syrup: 200 gms of sugar and 100 ml of water

Baked Chocolate Gujiya

Baked Chocolate Gujiya (PC: DoubleTree by Hilton Gurugram Baani Square)

Cooking method:

  • Knead soft dough using flour, ghee and water.
  • Leave to rest for at least half an hour.
  • Saute khoya over medium heat till it looks slightly fried.
  • Take off the heat and when it cools, mix it with chocolate chips, cardamom powder, sugar and cashew nut.
  • Roll each ball into a thin puri.
  • Place the filling in the center of the puri, and fold the circle in half-moon shape.
  • Apply a little water to the edges and seal.
  • Deep fry till is golden brown.
  • Lift out and leave to drain on absorbent paper.
  • Make sugar syrup by cooking water and sugar together, till one thread consistency (For sugar free, you can avoid further steps)
  • Dip the gujiyas in it, lift and let dry on a plate.
  • Dip half portion of gujiyas in chocolate syrup.
  • Garnish with dry fruits.

Quinoa And Nuts Multigrain Gujiya

Ingredients: 150 gms Multigrain flour, 100 gms Khoya, 20 gms Almonds, 20 gms Cashew nuts, 15 gms Raisins, 5 gms Grated Coconut, 5 gms Pistachio, 15 gms Quinoa and 100 gms Ghee |For syrup: 200gms Sugar, 100ml Water

Quinoa & Nuts Multigrain Gujiya

Quinoa & Nuts Multigrain Gujiya (PC: DoubleTree by Hilton Gurugram Baani Square)

Cooking method:

  • Knead soft dough using multigrain flour, ghee and water.
  • Leave to rest for at least half an hour.
  • Saute khoya over medium heat till it looks slightly fried.
  • Take off the heat and when it cools, mix it with quinoa, pistachio, grated coconut, raisins, cashew nuts, sugar and almonds.
  • Roll each ball into a thin puri.
  • Place the filling in the center of the puri, and fold the circle in half-moon shape.
  • Apply a little water to the edges and seal.
  • Deep fry till is golden brown.
  • Lift out and leave to drain on absorbent paper.
  • Make sugar syrup by cooking water and sugar together, till one thread consistency. (For sugar free, you can avoid further steps)
  • Dip the gujiyas in it, lift and let dry on a plate.
  • Garnish with dry fruits.

Mawa Anjeer Open Ravioli Gujiya

Ingredients: 100 gms Khoya, 150 gms Refined flour, 25 gms Fig, C15 gms Cashew nuts, 5 gms Grated Coconut, 5 gms Cardamom powder, 100 ml Ghee |For syrup: 200gms Sugar, 100ml Water

Mawa Anjeer Open Ravioli Gujiya

Mawa Anjeer Open Ravioli Gujiya (PC: DoubleTree by Hilton Gurugram Baani Square)

Cooking method:

  • Knead soft dough using flour, ghee and water.
  • Leave to rest for at least half an hour.
  • Saute khoya over medium heat till it looks slightly fried.
  • Take off the heat and when it cools, mix it with fig, cashew nuts, grated coconut, sugar and cardamom powder.
  • Roll each ball into a thin puri.
  • Place the filling in the center of the puri, and fold the circle in half-moon shape.
  • Apply a little water to the edges and seal.
  • Deep fry till is golden brown.
  • Lift out and leave to drain on absorbent paper.
  • Make sugar syrup by cooking water and sugar together, till one thread consistency. (For sugar free, you can avoid further steps)
  • Dip the gujiyas in it, lift and let dry on a plate.
  • Garnish with dry fruits.

(Inputs by Executive Sous Chef, Mukesh Kumar, DoubleTree by Hilton Gurugram Baani Square)