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Gujiya is a popular Indian sweet snack made with a filling of khoya, sugar, and nuts. It is usually deep-fried in ghee or oil and is often served during festivals such as Holi and Diwali. The dough is made with all-purpose flour, semolina, and ghee. The filling is made with khoya, sugar, and nuts such as almonds, cashews, and raisins. The gujiya is then deep-fried until golden brown. It is usually served with a sprinkle of powdered sugar.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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1 cup

purpose flour


1/4 cup


1/4 teaspoon

warm water

1/4 cup

mawa (khoya)

1/2 cup

powdered sugar

1/4 cup

cardamom powder

1/4 teaspoon

finely chopped dry fruits (almonds, cashews, raisins)

1/4 cup



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together the all-purpose flour, ghee, and salt.

Step 2:

Add the warm water and knead the mixture into a soft dough.

Step 3:

Cover the dough and let it rest for 15 minutes.

Step 4:

In a separate bowl, mix together the mawa, powdered sugar, cardamom powder, and dry fruits.

Step 5:

Divide the dough into small balls.

Step 6:

Roll out each ball into a thin circle.

Step 7:

Place a spoonful of the mawa mixture in the center of the circle.

Step 8:

Fold the circle in half and press the edges together to seal.

Step 9:

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the gujiyas until golden brown.

Step 10:

Serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 17241 users have chowed down on Gujiya a whopping 31592 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Lucknow, Delhi, Chandigarh, Indore, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Gujiya like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Gujiya, our users are head over heels in march, but the interest cools down in januaryjune.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Gujiya is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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