Mawa Gujiya With Badam and Pista Recipe

Mawa Gujiya With Badam and Pista Recipe

Monday, 26 February 2018 10:00

Gujiyas are delicious treats that are prepared during festive seasons of Holi or Diwali. They are usually semi circle shaped and are stuffed with different kinds of sweet and savoury fillings such as - coconut, moong dal etc.  But in this mawa gujiya recipe, the dough is cut out in a square shapes and filled with khoya/mawa and nuts and then baked in an oven.  Serve the Mawa Gujiya during Holi or Diwali along with a glass of Thandai and with a delicious plate of Dahi Vada. If you like this recipe of Mawa Gujiya, here are a few more Gujiya Recipes which you can serve for Holi Snacks: Kesari Gujiya Recipe Dry Fruit Gujiya Recipe Semolina Gujiya Recipe
Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe

Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe

Sunday, 02 July 2017 17:00

Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe is a savoury and oven baked version of the popular sweet gujiyas that are made and served on festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi and Diwali in India. Each region has its own version but in this recipe, we have a mozzarella cheese filled gujiya that is absolutely delicious and savoury twist to the original recipe. This is a mouthwatering snack with a gooey center that can also be served as an appetizer during the pizza-pasta weekend parties or even your Holi parties. You can add in different ingredients of your choice to bring in a platter of savoury gujiyas. Serve Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe along with Ginger Cardamom Chai, Omapodi Mixture Recipe and a Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe during evenings, or as a party appetizer with Paneer Naan Pizza Recipe and Desi Style Masala Pasta Recipe for a weekend dinner. If you like this recipe, try more recipes like Moong Dal Ghughra Recipe (Gujiya/ Karanji) Pheki Mathri Recipe (Crispy Fried Savoury Fritters) Spinach & Cheese Gujiya Recipe Dahi Gujiya Recipe
Matar Karanji /Gujiya Recipe (Maharashtrian Deep Fried Savoury Pastry)

Matar Karanji /Gujiya Recipe (Maharashtrian Deep Fried Savoury Pastry)

Monday, 30 January 2017 00:15

Matar Karanji/ Gujiya is an indulgent Maharashtrian snack made using seasonal fresh green peas. Green peas and fresh coconut along with a few other spices are stuffed in a crisp flour pastry and then deep fried till golden brown. Matar Karanji is usually served as a tea time snack but you can make mini, bite sized karanjis and serve them as a party appetizer or snack. Spicy Matar karanji tastes great on its own but you can serve them with Raw Mango & Coconut Chutney or any chutney of choice at your Diwali or Holi parties If you like this recipe, here are more variations of Karanji recipe Maharashtrian Karanji Recipe (Gujiya) Chocolate Coconut Gujiya Recipe Semolina Gujiya Recipe Karigadubu – Karnataka Style Karanji recipe
Spinach & Cheese Gujiya Recipe

Spinach & Cheese Gujiya Recipe

Thursday, 13 October 2016 00:00

Gujiya happens to be our very Indian desi sweet that is typically made during festivals like Holi and Deepawali. Most of us have made or tasted the sweet gujiya with a delicious filling of coconut, mawa, nuts etc. But today I bring you a very appetizing fusion recipe of gujiya that is not sweet. Spinach & Cheese Gujiya is a savory snack made with spinach and cheese and shaped into a gujiya. This snack is ideal for children who hate to eat greens in any form. The cheese makes this spinach filled gujiya absolutely irresistible. I shaped it with hands but you can also use Gujiya makers/ calzone makers to get those perfect store bought shape. Serve it hot with sauce or any of your favorite dip. This snack also makes an ideal serving option for your kitty parties or brunch parties and also a great tiffin option for kids. Note : These gujiyas can also be baked or air fried. Serve Spinach & Cheese Gujiya along with Peanut Chilli Dipping Sauce or Tomato Ketchup with a hot Masala Chai as a tea time snack or a Diwali /Holi Snack Other tea time snack recipes that you can try are: Mint and Coriander Spicy Multigrain Cracker Recipe Parsi Mawa Cake Recipe Ribbon Pakoda Recipe
Karigadabu – Karnataka Style Karanji/ Gujiya recipe

Karigadabu – Karnataka Style Karanji/ Gujiya recipe

Friday, 16 September 2016 00:09

Karigadabu is a traditional sweet from Karnataka also called Karanji which is stuffed pastry that has fried grams and desiccated coconut filling and are deep fried. Karigadabu is a traditional sweet during Ganesh Chaturthi. Karigadabu is a fried filled pastry with desiccated coconut and fried gram stuffing. Serve Karigadabu – Karnataka Style Karanji recipe as an evening snack or as a dessert during Karnataka Style Festive meal.  If you like this recipe, here are a few more festival Recipes Badam & Besan Ladoo Recipe Dry Fruit Ghughra/Gujiya Recipe Baked Modak and Karanji Recipe
Baked Modak and Karanji/Gujiya Recipe

Baked Modak and Karanji/Gujiya Recipe

Thursday, 25 August 2016 00:39

Since Ganesh Chaturthi is coming closer, few of the health freaks like me must be wondering, how to prepare some healthy snacks. So here is the tried and tested recipe of baked modak and karanji. These are healthy and tasty at the same time. So this festival try these snacks and we are sure you will love it. Serve Baked Modak and Karanji along with some snacks such as Moong Dal Mini Samosas and Chana Chaat to your guests or family members. If you like this recipe, you can also try other sweet recipes such as Microwave Carrot Rava Laddoo Recipe Milk Kesari Recipe Goan Sweet Khatkhati Recipe  
Semolina Gujiya Recipe

Semolina Gujiya Recipe

Thursday, 24 March 2016 00:48

Semolina Gujiya is a sweet dish which is made with All purpose flour with the filling of semolina, coconut and dry fruits. It is a very popular sweet dish and is mainly served during the special occasions like Holi, Diwali and special family occasions.  Holi, the festival of colours in India is also a festival of great food. Holi food traditions involves people going to their neighbours and friends houses and enjoy this spring festival with a lot of snacks being passed around. The most popular savoury snacks during Holi snacks are Gujiyas, Kachoris, Samosas, Dahi Vada etc. Among the sweet snacks are sweet Gujiyas, Kulfis, Thandais and Malpuas. Serve Semolina Gujiya as a sweet dish to your guests or you can even serve it with hot Masala Chai to your guests. You can also try other similar recipes such as Dry Fruit Ghughra/Gujiya Chocolate Coconut Gujiya Maharashtrian Karanji Moong Dal Ghughra
Dahi Gujiya Recipe

Dahi Gujiya Recipe

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 00:53

Dahi Gujiya is a vegetarian snack which is very famous in the Northern parts of India. It is very popularly made during festivals, a specialty of Holi festival too. It is made from thick urad dal batter. The batter is shaped into Gujiyas and are stuffed with some pepper corns, roasted cumin powder and grated ginger. This recipe is a burst of tang, spice, sweet and salt in your mouth. Try these delicious Dahi Gujiyas for this Holi festival and treat your family and friends a colorful plate of deliciousness. Serve Dahi Gujiya as a wonderful festival snack during Holi or Diwali along with a cup of Thandai or Adrak Chai/ Ginger Tea If you like this recipe, here are a few more Gujiya Recipes Kesari Gujiya Recipe Spinach & Cheese Gujiya Recipe Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe
Chocolate Coconut Gujiya Recipe

Chocolate Coconut Gujiya Recipe

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 00:15

Chocolate Coconut Gujiya is made up with the 2 evergreen ingredients - chocolate & coconut and when it comes together, it gives you a delectable treat. Gujiyas are pastry crusts filled with different savoury or sweet ingredients and deep fried. Gujiyas are served during family occasions or festival seasons such as Holi or Diwali.  Holi, the festival of colours in India is also a festival of great food. Holi food traditions involves people going to their neighbours and friends houses and enjoy this spring festival with a lot of snacks being passed around. The most popular savoury snacks during Holi snacks are Gujiyas, Kachoris, Samosas, Dahi Vada etc. Among the sweet snacks are sweet Gujiyas, Kulfis, Thandais and Malpuas. Serve Chocolate Coconut Gujiya with hot Masala Chai during tea time or you can also have it as a sweet dish during special occasions. If you like this recipe, you can also try:  Dry Fruit Ghughra/Gujiya Maharashtrian Karanji Moong Dal Ghughra.
Kesar Mawa Gujiya Recipe- Gujiya Stuffed With Saffron, Khoya & Nuts

Kesar Mawa Gujiya Recipe- Gujiya Stuffed With Saffron, Khoya & Nuts

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 00:03

Kesar also known as Kesari Gujiya Recipe is a delectable Holi or Diwali snack stuffed with a Khoya, Chironji nuts and Raisins and deep fried in a sweet pastry crust and finally dipped in sugar syrup and garnished with slivered pista and rose petals. There are so many varieties of gujiyas and each one is special and delicious in it’s own way. Kesari/ Kesar Mawa Gujiya is crisp from outside and soft and sweet inside. The sugar syrup not just adds a glaze to the gujiyas, but also adds a flavour to it. I added good quality saffron to the sugar syrup to make these Kesari/ Kesar Mawa Gujiyas. A must have dish for Holi or Diwali or any special family occasions. Serve Kesari/ Kesar Mawa Gujiya as a snack during festivals like Holi or Diwali or as a sweet during any special occasions along with a Thandai or Masala Chai If you are looking for Gujiya recipes, then you must try our favorites and make them for special occasions like a wedding, Holi or Diwali.  Semolina Gujiya Chocolate Coconut Gujiya Dahi Gujiya
Moong Dal Ghughra Recipe (Gujiya/ Karanji)

Moong Dal Ghughra Recipe (Gujiya/ Karanji)

Monday, 04 August 2014 10:31

The Moong Dal Ghughra also known as Karanji or Gujiya in some parts of India are delicious flaky crust pastries filled with sweet, sour and spicy lentil mixture. Most often these Ghughra/ Gujiya are made when there are festivities at home or a special occasion in the family. Gujiyas are quintessential Holi snacks. Holi, the festival of colours in India is also a festival of great food. Holi food traditions involves people going to their neighbours and friends houses and enjoy this spring festival with a lot of snacks being passed around. The most popular savoury snacks during Holi snacks are Gujiyas, Kachoris, Samosas, Dahi Vada etc. Among the sweet snacks are sweet Gujiyas, Kulfis, Thandais and Malpuas. Serve the Moong Dal Gujiyas along with Green Chutney and Chai for Tea Time Snacks or even for festivals like Diwali or Holi or any special occasions with your family. Here are a few more tea time snack recipes that you could also try Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe Matar Karanji Recipe  Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe) Kerala Style Vettu Cake Recipe (Eggless Wholewheat Tea Shop Cake)
Maharashtrian Karanji Recipe (Gujiya) - A Delicious Diwali Sweet

Maharashtrian Karanji Recipe (Gujiya) - A Delicious Diwali Sweet

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 16:55

Maharashtrian Karanji also known as Gujiya or Ghugra is a traditional sweet, commonly prepared by Maharashtrians during the festival of Diwali. The Karanji is a must have crunchy delicacy that is filled with oodles of delicious soft goodness of coconut, jaggery, semolina and spices.  Learn how to make Karanji the way it is prepared in most households of Maharashtra, by following the recipe below. Karanji or Gujiyas are typical dishes that are served during Holi.  Holi, the festival of colours in India is also a festival of great food. Holi food traditions involves people going to their neighbours and friends houses and enjoy this spring festival with a lot of snacks being passed around. The most popular savoury snacks during Holi snacks are Gujiyas, Kachoris, Samosas, Dahi Vada etc. Among the sweet snacks are sweet Gujiyas, Kulfis, Thandais and Malpuas. Serve Maharashtrian Karanji Recipe (Gujiya) - A Delicious Diwali Sweet along with Masala Chai Recipe and Omapodi Diwali Mixture Recipe during evenings when there are guests and family at home. If you like this recipe, try more recipes like Moong Dal Ghughra Recipe (Gujiya/ Karanji) Karjikai (Karnataka Style Deep Fried Sweet Pastry Recipe) Baked Modak and Karanji Recipe
Dry Fruit Ghughra/Gujiya Recipe (Pastry Crust Pockets Filled With Dry Fruits)

Dry Fruit Ghughra/Gujiya Recipe (Pastry Crust Pockets Filled With Dry Fruits)

Monday, 28 September 2009 23:21

Dry Fruit Ghughra or Gujiyas or Kadubu (Karnataka) Recipe are nothing but pockets of pastry crust, filled with dry fruits and deep fried to a crispy golden finish. Ghughra also called as Gujiya in Rajasthan have been a favorite of mine, ever since I was a child. These half moon shaped deep fried pockets, filled with pounded dry fruits and coconut taste super delicious when savored hot. However they also keep well for up-to a week when stored in an airtight container. They are most often made during Diwali and Holi or to celebrate a special occasion in the family.  Holi, the festival of colours in India is also a festival of great food. Holi food traditions involves people going to their neighbours and friends houses and enjoy this spring festival with a lot of snacks being passed around. The most popular savoury snacks during Holi snacks are Gujiyas, Kachoris, Samosas, Dahi Vada etc. Among the sweet snacks are sweet Gujiyas, Kulfis, Thandais and Malpuas. Serve these delicious Dry Fruit Ghughra/Gujiya Recipe (Pastry Crust Pockets Filled With Dry Fruits)  for the festival of holi, diwali or a special occasion in the family as Party Dessert. If you like this recipe, here are a few more Gujiya Recipes Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe Moong Dal Ghughra Recipe (Gujiya/ Karanji) Spinach & Cheese Gujiya Recipe

A Gujiya is sweet dumpling prepared with Semolina, Whole Wheat flour or All purpose flour as well. A dough is prepared with flour, butter/ghee and milk, rolled out into small circles and filling either with a sweet or a savoury filling. The sweet Gujiyas are most often then not, soaked in sugar syrup in order to make it richer and denser and later garnished with chopped nuts or rose petals. 

Sweet Gujiyas have either coconut fillings or khoya (mawa) fillings mixed along with nuts and raisins. These are then soaked in sugar syrup to give it a rich texture. Popular savoury gujiyas are moong dal gujiya or Dahi Gujiya which are served as is or topped with curd/dahi. 

Gujiyas are known by different names across India - Ghughra in Gujarat, Karanji in Maharashtra, Karchikai in Tamil Nadu, Karjikai or Kadubu in Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh and Nevri in Goa Gujiyas are popular festival sweet snacks mostly prepared during Diwali or Holi. It is a really popular Holi snack and served to guests along with a Thandai drink. 

So, here is a great collection of sweet and savoury Gujiyas. Go ahead make them and enjoy your festivals of Holi, Diwali or any special family occasion.  

     
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