Gujiya Baked Moong Dal Gujiya Recipe

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Old 27-Mar-2016
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Gujiya Baked Moong Dal Gujiya Recipe

Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal) soaked for 3-4 hours 1 cup

Sugar 1 cup

Desi ghee 1 cup + fo

Saffron (kesar) A generous

Milk 1/2 cup

Khoya/mawa crumbled 1/4 cup

Almonds slivered 10-12


Refined flour (maida) 1 cup + fo

Semolina (rawa/suji) 1 tablespoon

Ghee 1 1/2 tablespoons

Milk as require

Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC.

Step 2

To make the covering, combine flour, semolina and ghee in a bowl. Mix well till it resembles breadcrumbs. Add milk gradually and knead into a stiff dough. Cover and set aside.

Step 3

Drain and grind green gram without adding any water.

Step 4

Make a syrup of sugar with one and a half cups of water.

Step 5

To make moong dal halwa, heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add ground moong dal and sauté on medium heat, stirring continuously, till fragrant and golden.

Step 6

Add saffron to the syrup and mix.

Step 7

When the moong dal is well sautéed and leaves the ghee, add sugar syrup, little by little, stir and cook till the moong dal is cooked and syrup absorbed.

Step 8

Add milk, mix well and cook till milk is absorbed. Add khoya/mawa and mix till it blends well. Add almonds and mix well. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 9

Divide the dough into equal portions, shape them into small balls and roll out into medium discs dusting with flour.

Step 10

Place a spoonful of moong dal halwa in the centre, apply milk on the edges of half the disc, fold over and press the edges to make a crescent.

Step 11

Place the prepared gujiyas on a baking tray and brush with some ghee. Put the tray in the preheated oven and for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 12


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