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-2 tsp,hot
  • 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 and 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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