Gujiya | Baked Mawa Gujiya with Condensed Milk Glaze
Baked Mawa Gujiya
with condensed milk glaze is a no stove top recipe and is so easy to make!
baked mawa gujiya, condensed milk glaze, Gujiya
For the Outer Layer
All purpose flour / Maida
Ghee – 2 tbsps
A pinch of salt
For the Filling
Crushed Pistachios and Almonds
For the Glaze
Milk – 1 tbsp
Preparing the Outer layer
Add the all-purpose flour, a pinch of salt and the ghee to a wide bowl.
Mix the flour and ghee together. Ensure the ghee and flour are well combined.
Add ½ cup of milk in the center. Mix the flour and form the dough.
Knead it into a soft dough and cover it with a damp cloth and set aside.
Preparing the filling
In a microwave safe bowl, add the milk powder, crushed pistachios/almonds, cardamom powder and condensed milk.
Mix them all together and microwave it for 30 seconds.
Remove it from microwave and mix the filling vigorously and microwave again for 30 seconds.
Mix it again, and it should be crumbly like below. Now the filling is ready.
Remove the damp cloth from the dough and pinch small lemon sized balls.
Roll the dough gently into soft, smooth balls.
Using a rolling pin, roll the ball into a small round like roti.
Spread the edges of the rolled dough with water using your fingertips.
Take about 1 tbsp of the prepared mawa filling and place it in the center.
Carefully bring the edges together and press the edges and form like a semi-circle. Make sure the edges are sealed properly. Using a fork, press the edges to create the striped pattern.
Follow the same procedure and fill the remaining gujiyas too.
Baking & Glazing
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
Place all the prepared Gujiyas in the baking dish brush the top of the gujiyas with ghee or oil using a pastry brush.
Place the gujiya carefully in the oven and bake for 8 minutes.
Glaze: Meanwhile the glaze can be prepared. In a small bowl add the 1 tbsp of milk and condensed milk and whisk them well. After 8 minutes, remove the gujiyas from the oven and flip them.
Apply the condensed milk glaze using the pastry brush on the flipped side.
Place the glazed gujiyas and bake again for 8 minutes at 400 deg F.
After 8 minutes remove the gujiyas carefully and flip them again. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 deg F.
Apply the condensed milk glaze using the pastry brush on the other side now.
Place the glazed gujiyas and bake again for 4 minutes at 350 deg F.
So overall baking time is 20 minutes. 16 minutes(8 + 8) at 400 deg F and 4 minutes at 350 deg F. Let it cool and enjoy with your kid. ?
Do not add any additional water while preparing the dough.
Adjust the condensed milk quantity as per your sweet preferences.
Also, add nuts/raisins of your choice.
Glazing is entirely optional.Instead of APF, you can use ½ cup of APF and ½
cup of wheat flour.