Gujiya Recipe

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How to make Healthy Gujiya Recipe

As Holi approaches, the festivities call for indulging in the traditional dessert of gujiyas. This delectable treat is a beloved favourite not just in North India but also in Maharashtra and is now loved all around the World. However, the high-calorie content of gujiyas often prevents people from enjoying them. This time, we have reinvented the classic recipe with a healthier twist using wheat flour, suji, dry fruits, jaggery, olive oil and more. This version of gujiya is immensely flavorful and aromatic and low in calories. So, you no longer need to hold back on your gujiya cravings and can relish this healthier version guilt-free. So, this Holi, treat your family to a wholesome feast by trying out this healthy gujiya recipe.

TIME

PREP TIME 20 Minutes
COOK TIME 35 Minutes
TOTAL TIME 55 Minutes

INGREDIENTS Serving : Serving - For 6 People

One perception revolves around the corner that Gujiya could only be enjoyed during Holi, hasn’t tried the wheatflour Gujiya recipe. This recipe requires limited ingredients, but every single bite of the gujiya indeed does an explosion of taste in the mouth. So, without further delay, gather all the enlisted below and start the cooking process.

  • Wheat flour – 1 Cup
  • Suji – 2 Cup
  • Olive oil – 4 cups 
  • Water – as per need ( to form a dough)
  • Jaggery powder – 1 Cup
  • Water – 1 Cup
  • Raisins – 1 Cup
  • Coconut – ⅔ Cup (grated)
  • Almonds – ⅓ Cup (crushed)
  • Pistachio – ⅓ Cup (crushed)
  • Cashew – ⅓ Cup (crushed)
  • Elachi powder – 1 teaspoon

NOTE

To make this Holi special recipe, we have used Organic tattva wheat flour, Borges olive oil, Happilo raisins, and 24 Mantra jaggery to give the recipe a hint of purity and authenticity.

NUTRITION

This recipe differs from the maida and sugar-loaded gujiya recipe. In the recipe, we have used healthy ingredients, which has boosted the nutritional profile of the recipe. This recipe comprises suji, wheat flour, jaggery, dry fruits and more. Here we have mentioned the nutritional value of this gujiya recipe for you to have a better hold on its nutritional index.

The nutritional value is based on one medium-sized gujiya. The nutritional value might differ depending on the ingredients used.

  • Calories – 174
  • Carbohydrate – 19.6g
  • Fat – 11.3g
  • Protein – 2.1g
  • Cholesterol – 0mg
  • Potassium – 0mg

INSTRUCTIONS

Every household has its version of the gujiya recipe, prepared around the time of Holi. But this time, we have a recipe that is just apt for everyone, as it is low in calories, appetising and made with healthy ingredients. Therefore this version of gujiya can be considered a wholesome and guilt-free treat. Here we have mentioned the detailed instruction of the recipe, which you need to pay attention to during the cooking process.

  • In a bowl, take 1 cup of wheat flour, 1 cup of suji, and ¼ cup of oil, and mix all the ingredients well. Cover the dough with a wet cloth and keep it aside.

 

  • Heat a pan on a low medium flame; add 1 cup of suji and ½ cup of olive oil. Roast it until the mixture turns golden brown. Tender it to a bowl and keep it aside.

 

  • Heat the same pan; add 1 cup of jaggery powder and 1 cup of water. Allow both ingredients to mix up well. 

 

  • Add roasted suji, and stir it until suji absorbs the jaggery water. Add raisins, grated coconut, pistachio, cashew, almonds, and elaichi power. Mix all the ingredients well. Keep the filling aside.

  • Take a small portion of the dough, and roll it round. Take 1 tablespoon of the filling and place it in the middle of the circular piece and seal the outer sides. Please give it a crescent shape and design the corners as you like, and by following the same process, make all the gujiyas.

 

  • Heat a pan, and add olive oil to it. Once the oil is heated, one by one, add gujiya to the pan and fry them until they turn golden brown. Finally, your healthy gujiya is ready to be served.
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