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Also Known As:  Pastry Stuffed With Coconut And Semolina

Category:  Snacks

Region:  Indian

Type:  Non Veg

Serving Size:  5  Adults

Cooking Time:  45  Minutes

Preparation Time:  20  Minutes


  1. For The Dough
    1. Maida      1½    cup
    2. Ghee      2    tbsp
    3. Salt      ½    tsp
    4. Water      1    cup
  2. For The Stuffing
    1. Semolina      ½    cup
    2. Shredded Coconut      ½    cup
    3. Cashew Nuts      ½    cup
    4. Sugar      ¾    tsp
    5. Cardamom(Elakka) Powder      ½    tsp


  1. To make the dough, mix the flour and ghee, adding water little by little to make a semi-stiff dough. Cover and set aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and fry cashew nuts and raisins. Add semolina and fry until light brown in colour.
  3. Add coconut and fry for a minute. Remove from heat and add sugar, cashew nuts, raisins and cardamom powder. Mix well and set aside.
  4. Divide the dough into lemon sized balls. Flatten each ball into a round disc using a rolling pin.
  5. Spread a spoonful of stuffing on to one of the rolled discs. Fold and seal the edges with a fork.
  6. Heat oil in a kadai, fry gujiyas till golden brown on both sides. Store in an airtight container when cooled.
  7. Serve it hot.

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