How To Make Baked Gujiya | Diwali Special | Baked Karanji Recipe | Beat Batter Bake With Upasana

Nov 15, 2018


How To Make Baked Gujiya | Diwali Special | Baked Karanji Recipe | Beat Batter Bake With Upasana

Learn How To Make Baked Gujiya, a healthy way of making Gujiya or Baked Karanji Recipe where we bake the Gujiya instead of deep frying it in oil. Gujiya is a staple Holi Dessert in North India. In western parts of India this delicacy is known as Karanji and consumed during the Diwali festival. It can also be called as Indian Dessert Empanadas.

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For the dough:-
½ Cup Refined Flour
½ Cup Whole Wheat Flour Salt
3 tsp. Melted Ghee
For the filling:-
150 gms. Khoya/Mawa
¼ Cup Desiccated Coconut
⅓ Cup Caster /Powdered Sugar
2 tbsp. Chopped Almonds
2 tbsp. Chopped Cashew-nuts Chopped Raisins (As required)
A Pinch of Cardamom Powder


The Dough:-
Take refined flour, whole wheat flour, salt and melted ghee in a bowl. Mix these ingredients with water and knead a soft dough. Once the dough is ready cover it with a damp cloth and keep aside for 20-30 minutes.

The Filling:- Take the khoya, crumble and heat it in a frying pan till it is soft and comes together. Let the khoya cool down to room temperature. Once the khoya has cooled down completely add decicated coconut, caster sugar, almonds, cashew-nuts, raisins and cardamom powder to it and mix everything nicely.

Rolling the Gujiyas:- Divide the dough equally in 6-7 portions. Apply melted ghee to the surface where the dough is going to be rolled and roll a round puri shape neither too thick nor too thin. Put some water on the edges of this rolled puri and fill it with khoya filling and seal the edges making sure there are no air bubbles. Pinch the edge of the puri and pull it in with your thumb giving a decorative pattern to the Gujiya.

Baking:- Place the Gujiyas on a baking tray after greasing thoroughly with melted ghee. Brush all the Gujiyas with melted ghee. Bake the Gujiyas in a pre-heated oven at 200°C for 15-20 minutes. Healthy Baked Gujiyas are ready to be devoured. HAPPY HOLI!!! Let us know how your Gujiyas turn out by commenting below.