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Holi is around the corner already. Not only is this festival full of excitement due to the coloured hues of gulal, but for its delicacies. Gujiya, a sweet dumpling, is a traditional dessert popularly made on the occasion of Holi. It’s filled with the goodness of reduced milk called khoya and nuts. However, its richness may not go easy on the stomach of many. But this recipe for gujiya is the baked but healthier version to make your festivities even better.
We got our hands on Masterchef Sanjeev Kapoor’s recipe for Gujiya which is not only diet-friendly but is diabetic safe too.
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tbsp ghee + for greasing
1 cup grated khoya
3-4 dates, deseeded and chopped
1 tbsp Sugar free powder
¼ tsp green cardamom powder
¼ cup fresh scraped coconut
4-6 almonds, blanched and slivered
1 tbsp chopped walnuts
Preparation time: 10-15 minutes
Cooking time: 10-15 minutes
Amount of the sugar: 60 grams
Amount of sugar free powder: 10 grams
As an extra but crucial tip, chef Kapoor suggests allowing the dough to rest for 10-15 minutes for better texture of the gujiya. Enjoy this healthy version of gujiya and don’t forget to share it with friends and family on this colorful festive day.