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Total Time:
30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

500 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

This holi let us celebrate with some home-made mixed fruit gujjias with a simple recipe by Rehana Khambaty.


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  • For the Outer Pastry Case or Shell

  • 2 cups plain flour (Maida)
  • 1 tbsp (tablespoon) melted ghee
  • Cold water as needed
  • Salt to taste
  • For The Fruit-Khoa Filling
  • 1 cup crumbled mava (khoa)
  • 2 medium apples
  • 1 pear
  • 2 plums
  • 1/2 tsp (teaspoon) cinnamon (dalchini) powder
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped almonds, cashew, raisins, chopped dates, chiroungi seeds
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut


  • In a large bowl, sieve the flour and salt together.

  • Add melted ghee.
  • Rub the ghee in the flour with your finger tips, till the mixture resembles bread crumbs or coarse meal.
  • Gradually add cold water and knead the flour into a smooth dough.
  • Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • For the Fruit Khoa filling:

  • Heat a pan and add the chopped fruits along with chopped dates.
  • Stir on a low flame for 10-12 minutes.
  • Add the spice powders and mix well.
  • After 4-5 minutes, add the khoa and stir the mixture.
  • The khoa would begin to melt. Stir continuously.
  • Add the chopped dry fruits and mix.
  • Allow the khoa to melt completely, once done, turn off the flame.
  • Keep the mixture aside for cooling.
  • Preparing the Mixed Fruit Gujiyas:

  • Make medium sized balls of the dough.
  • Roll into a round puri shape of medium thickness.
  • Put a few tablespoons of the fruit-khoa filling on one side.
  • Apply water on one of the outer edges.
  • Cover and press the edges together.
  • Cut out the excess dough from the edges using a knife or pastry cutter.
  • Make all the gujiyas this way and keep them on a thali or plate.
  • Brush them with ghee and cover them with a damp cloth.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 C.
  • Arrange the gujiya’s on the baking tray and bake in the oven for about 30-40 minutes until brown and crisp.
  • Turn them a couple of times so that the Gujiya’s get evenly baked.
  • Serve Hot or warm.