Pineapple gujiya ' An Indian sweet '


Very interesting combination of fruits with sweets. 

Ingredients :
2 Cups All Purpose Flour
2 tablespoons Ghee
1/4 tsp salt

Mix all the ingredients ,add water & knead to a firm dough.Set aside the dough in a plastic wrap.
Next step is very important so please follow all instructions very carefully 

So here are the ingredients for filling :

An Indian sweet pineapple gujiya


3 Pineapple slices finely chopped
Half a cup of fresh grated coconut
2 tablespoons of raisins
2 tablespoons of chopped almonds
2 tablespoons of chopped cashew nuts
A pinch of cardamom powder
2 Table spoons of semolina (Rava)
Half tin milkmaid ( condensed milk)
Oil/Ghee for frying
Sugar - add to taste

Heat oil and add the chopped pineapples to this and fry well on high heat. Reduce heat and add grated coconut to this and mix well. Next add raisins & the nuts along with salt and cardamom powder.
Now add semolina and saute for a minute . Add milkmaid at this point and adjust sugar as appropriate to taste
Knead the dough once again and roll out small thin rounds. Fill in with the Pineapple coconut mixture, seal the edges with water and cut out with a pastry wheel - zig zag cutter or seal it with water and fold edges with hands Set aside in a pan and cover with  a wet cloth. 
Heat oil in a skillet and deep fry the gujiyas until they evenly turn golden brown. They get crisp once cooled. Do not over fry . 


Comments