Luscious temptations: Dates And Almond Gujias

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“These are soooooooooooooooooooooo good I cannot really describe them enough! Please try them and I'll wait for the reviews:)”
1hr 40mins
40 Gujias

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Apply a little ghee or oil on your palms and then mix ghee or oil (Use ghee for authenticity) with flour until it looks like breadcrumbs.
  2. Add water, slowly, to make a soft dough, and cover it with a damp cloth.
  3. Keep aside.
  4. Fry the dried milk powder till light brown.
  5. Add almonds and dates.
  6. Mix well and fry for another 2 minutes.
  7. Allow it to cool.
  8. Pour water in a pot and add the sugar to it.
  9. Stir well and then boil the sugar-water syrup until it is of one-thread consistency.
  10. Add a few drops of yellow food colour and saffron.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Keep aside.
  13. Now roll the kneaded dough into small rotis (Indian flatbreads), about the size of your palm.
  14. Fill half of this with the dried milk powder mixture and seal it tightly with the other half, twisting the edges inwards.
  15. Take care to see that the filling does not ooze.
  16. Heat ghee or oil in a wok.
  17. Once it is hot, slowly put in the gujias and deep-fry till golden brown on either side.
  18. Allow the excess oil to drain out on clean paper kitchen napkins.
  19. Drop them carefully into the hot sugar-water syrup, mix well until the gujias are well coated with the syrup on either side.
  20. Carefully remove them, one at a time, and place neatly on a serving plate.
  21. What are you waiting for?
  22. Go ahead, and have one!

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a