The joy of celebration further gets enhanced by the catering menu. The Exquisite food and the exceptional settings like the sweets and desserts add further flavor in it. Gujiya is one of the main sweet recipe apart from the others like malpua, thandai and others. It is made in most parts of india and goes by different names like- Ghugra , Karanji (Maharashtra) , pedakiya( bihar) and Nevries (goa). Andhras people call it kaiikavalu .both Gujiya and kaiikavalu follow the same recipe and procedure. The fillings of Gujiya is prepared by mixing roasted dry coconuts, khoya or sooji (semolina), cardamom powder and powdered sugar.
The preparation time is also quite less, including the serving time. The overall preparation of the Gujiya takes merely half an hour and the the flour, mawa and coconut form its main ingredients.
The other main ingredients of Gujiya are enlisted in the table given below-
- Plain flour
- Ghee- 4 tbsps, melted (clarified ghee) + 3 tbsp for roasting filling ingredients
- Water as required to knead the dough