Pure Maple Syrup from Canada



For the dough:

  • 2 cups refined flour
  • 1 cup clarified butter
  • Water

    For the filling:
  • 1 cup khoya
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp green cardamom – powdered
  • 1 Tbsp almonds – finely chopped
  • Ghee for deep-frying

    For the syrup:
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup


  • Rub 1/4 cup ghee into the flour and knead into a stiff dough with water. Leave to rest for at least half an hour.
  • In a pan, saute the khoya over medium heat till it looks slightly fried.
  • Take off the heat and when it cools, mix in the maple syrup, cardamom and almonds.
  • Shape the filling into ovals about 21 cm length and 1 cm thickness.
  • Make balls of the dough and roll out into 1 cm / 1/8 in thick rounds.
  • Make a design by pinching and twisting all along the sealed edges.
  • Heat the ghee and add as many gujiyas fit in comfortably.
  • Turn them over and lower the heat to medium. Fry till golden brown on all sides.
  • Reduce maple syrup to a thick consistency and dip the gujiya in it.
  • Let it rest for a couple of minutes before you serve it.


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