Designer Gujia soaked in saffron-sugar syrup | How to make Designer Gujia soaked in saffron-sugar syrup

By Runa Ganguly  |  2nd Mar 2018  |  
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Designer Gujia soaked in saffron-sugar syrupby Runa Ganguly
  • Prep Time

    30

    mins
  • Cook Time

    10

    mins
  • Serves

    6

    People

7

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About Designer Gujia soaked in saffron-sugar syrup Recipe

Departing from the regular shapes of the traditional gujias -chandrakala and suryakala; as they are commonly referred, here is a simple yet different and exquisite designer gujia recipe. It is furthermore soaked in the goodness of saffron-sugar syrup, making it a delightful temptation!,

Designer Gujia soaked in saffron-sugar syrup

Ingredients to make Designer Gujia soaked in saffron-sugar syrup

  • For the dough:
  • 200 gm all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • as needed warm water
  • for the stuffing:
  • 100grams semolina/rava
  • 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
  • for sugar syrup/chaasni:
  • 150 grams sugar
  • 1.5 cups is water
  • 4-5 strands of saffron

How to make Designer Gujia soaked in saffron-sugar syrup

  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. Rest the dough covered for 15 minutes
  5. Meanwhile, for the stuffing melt there ghee in a wok
  6. Reduce heat and add the semolina/rava and dry roast for 2-3 minutes until fragrant
  7. Add the desiccated coconut, sugar, cardamom powder and sliced nuts. mix well
  8. Sauté the stuffing over Low heat for 4-5 minutes and takeoff heat
  9. Let the stuffing cool a bit.
  10. Bring the sugar to boil in a saucepan using 1.5 cups of water
  11. As the sugar starts to melt and the water boils, reduce heat and add the saffron strands
  12. let simmer covered until the syrup reaches a stringy consistency, while we gujia dough
  13. add a teaspoon of oil to the dough and knead gently upto a minute again
  14. scoop out a Golf ball sized dough and roll out into a round chapati sized disc
  15. cut the disc into a cross shape discarding the sides of the dough
  16. make cuts on adjacent sides of the cross using a knife and place a tablespoon of prepared stuffing in between
  17. cover the stuffing on both sides using sides not cut
  18. now gently fold over cut strips alternatively;ie one from each side at a time
  19. after finishing, each gujia would look like a net/mat designed
  20. prepare each gujias the same way
  21. melt the ghee in a wok
  22. deep fry the gujias in Low heat in batches till both sides are slightly brown and crispy
  23. meanwhile, take the sugar-saffron syrup off heat once done
  24. rest fried gujias for a few seconds on a kitchen tissue and then add them in the sugar syrup and coat both sides well
  25. keep the gujias soaked in sugar syrup for 2 minutes or so and then take them off and serve hot
  26. keep the leftovers airtight

Reviews for Designer Gujia soaked in saffron-sugar syrup (1)

Sheetal Sharma8 months ago

so good!
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