Almond & White Chocolate Gujiya


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This gujiya recipe is a delicious version with a delicious filling of white chocolate, coconut, cardamom, almonds and jaggery, deep fried to perfect crisp.


For dough:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup clarified butter (ghee)
1/2 cup water
For filling:
1 cup white chocolate
1/4 cup dessicated coconut
A pinch of green cardamom powder
1/2 cup almond
1 tbsp jaggery


Rub the flour and ghee together and bind them together with water to form a soft dough. Rest it for ½ hour.
2.In a bowl, mix the chocolate flakes, coconut, almonds together and add jaggery.
3.Make small balls of the dough and roll it out into ½ cm thick rotis.
4.Place filling in the center, do not over-stuff it as it will result in bursting of gujiya while frying.
5.Apply water on the edges and seal the ends, the shape will resemble half-moon. Use cutter to make a design around the edges or pinch and twist the edges.
6.Heat oil/ ghee in a deep pan; fry the gujiyas till golden brown.
7.Serve during the festive season of Holi.

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