Colourful Gujias | How to make Colourful Gujias

By Runa Ganguly  |  28th Feb 2018  |  
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Colourful Gujiasby Runa Ganguly
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About Colourful Gujias Recipe

We love gujias in most of our festivities and holi demand “colours”, so here’s an interesting addition of vibrant colours to sweeten up your Holi

Colourful Gujias

Ingredients to make Colourful Gujias

  • For the dough:
  • 200 gm all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 teaspoon of 1-2 food colours of your choice
  • Warm water as needed
  • for the stuffing:
  • 100 gms rava/semolina
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 4 tablespoon desiccated coconut
  • 4 tablespoon castor sugar
  • 5-6 almonds sliced fine
  • 1 tablespoon powdered green cardamom
  • 100 gm ghee for deep frying

How to make Colourful Gujias

  1. preparing the dough:
  2. in a large mixing bowl combine ghee and flour and salt.mix until crumbly
  3. add warm water gradually to knead a stiff dough
  4. divide the dough into 3 equal portions in 3 small bowls
  5. add food colours in 2 of the dough and knead well again for the colour to combine
  6. rest them covered either separated or in one bowl covered for 15 minutes
  7. meanwhile, for the stuffing melt there ghee in a wok
  8. reduce heat and add the semolina/rava and dry roast for 2-3 minutes until fragrant
  9. add the desiccated coconut, sugar, cardamom powder and sliced nuts. mix well
  10. sauté the stuffing over Low heat for 4-5 minutes and takeoff heat
  11. let the stuffing cool a bit, while we roll the gujia poori
  12. combine all the 3 different doughs and knead for a minute to get the final dough with all the 3 colours
  13. now using a rolling board and pin, roll out poori sized discs out of the dough and place a tablespoon of the prepared stuffing in the center
  14. now fold the disc in half and gently seal the edges with finger first and then twist the edges to give it a spiral design if desired
  15. prepare all the gujias in the same way
  16. bring ghee to melt in a wok and deep fry the gujias in batches till both sides are crisp
  17. rest on kitchen tissue to drain excess oil
  18. serve at room temperature and store the leftovers airtight

Reviews for Colourful Gujias (2)

Runa Gangulya year ago


Kanak Patela year ago

so pretty