Date -Walnut Gujiya/Chandrakala

Gujiya  is a very popular sweet  Indian delicacy made with  all purpose flour and stuffed with  mawa/dry fruits. This  date -walnut Gujiya is packed with the  natural goodness of dried fruits.

Ingredients (serving- 10)

For outer cover-

  • All purpose flour-1 cup
  • salt-1 pinch
  • Lukewarm water-1/2 cup  as required
  • Oil(hot) -2 tsp
  • Baking soda-1/4 tsp

For stuffing-

  • Ghee -2 tsp
  • Cardamom powder-1/2tsp
  •  Walnut – 3 tbsp finely chopped
  • Salt – 1/4 tsp(to taste)
  • Almond – 3 tbsp (finely chopped
  • Date – 1/2 cup finely chopped
  • Pistachio – 2tsp,finely chopped
  • Cooking oil – For deep frying


Step 1-Take  all purpose flour in a bowl add oil , salt , baking soda mix it proper and make soft dough with water,cover it with damp cloth and keep aside for 20 minutes.

Step 2-In nonstick pan add ghee and fry almond 30 seconds then add dates and cook in low medium for 5 to7 minutes then add cardamom powder, walnut, pistachio and mix it proper.Keep aside for 20 minutes.

Step 3 – Take small ball from dough and roll them into small puris.

Step 4 – Put 1 tsp stuffing on one side of puri , fold the other side over to make Gujiya , fold and press with hand , close it proper( you can use Gujiya mould). Make all Gujiya  similar way and cover it with  damp cloth.

Step 5 – Heat oil for frying on medium hot oil place Gujiya on pan and cook in low medium flame , turn Gujiya and cook both side until golden crispy .

Step 6 – Take out Gujiya  drain on an  tissue paper. Cool and serve .

NOTE : Fry  in low medium flame for crispy Gujiya.

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