Gujiya (Deep fried half-moon shaped sweet dumplings)

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the dough: Take the flour, ghee, milk and water in a pot.
  • Knead the mixture until it becomes thick.
  • After kneading, make small dumplings out of the dough (approx. 50 pcs.).
  • Keep aside for atleast 30 minutes.
  • For the stuffing: Mix all the ingredients mentioned for the stuffing and then rub the mixture by hand by using the palm of your hands.
  • Take the dough dumplings one by one and flatten them on a flat surface by using a roller.
  • Roll out to approximately 4 inches in diameter.
  • Place a soup spoon full of mixture on top of each flat dough surface and fold the flattened dough into a half-moon shape.
  • Press from all corners to seal by dipping your fingers in water and pressing the corners.
  • Method for cooking: Take a deep frying pan.
  • Put ghee and allow it to heat till smoking point.
  • Deep fry each dumpling till golden brown, remove and place on a kitchen towel to drain the oil.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Assemble the whole portion of fried dumplings.
  • Put on a large platter and serve.
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