Atta (Wheat) & whole corn kennel Gujiya (somas)
Magic mingle Kalyani chose the ingredients atta and corn for special recipes. Atta (wheat flour) and corn are very interesting combination to cook with. I chose the recipe for Gujiya , as it suits the best for the Holi festival . Gujiya tastes good and its filling is very colorful
FOR PREPARING THE DOUGH:
Atta – 2 cup (350 grams)
Maida (all purpose flour) – 25 grams
Sooji (rava) – 50 grams
Sugar – 2 tspn
Oil (or) butter – 1 tbspn
Salt to taste
FOR THE STUFFING:
Corn + peas+ carrot (grated) cabbage – each ¼ cup
Cumin powder – ½ tspn
Cumin seed – 1 tspn
Coriander leaves (cilantro) – ¼ cup
Chilli powder – ½ tspn
Chopped Onion - 1
Chopped Tomato – 1 (small)
Turmeric powder – ¼ + ¼ tspn
Garam masala powder – ½ tspn
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tspn
Green chilly – 1
Salt to taste
Lemon juice - 1 tspn
Oil + little ghee (or) butter– for frying
In a wok, add the grated carrot, peas, and corn.
Add ½ cup water, litte salt, ¼ tspn. turmeric powder, ¼ tspn. chilli powder and cook for 5 minutues.
In a tawa, heat the oil. Add the cumin seeds.
Add chopped onions and sauté until it gets golden brown.
Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for 2 minutes.
Add tomato, chili powder, chopped green chilli, cumin powder, salt , and mix well and cook for 2 minutes on low heat.
Add chopped coriander leaves, cooked vegetables, and garam masala. Stir well and cook for 1 minute on low heat. Transfer to a wide bowl and let it cool.
In another wide bowl, mix the Atta , sooji, sugar, oil and salt. Prepare a soft dough with those ingredients. Cover it with a wet cloth for 1 to 3 hours.
Make small lemon size balls and roll it in maida , as needed. Make a the balls in to a flat rotis ( like puris) . Place the flattened dough in a gujiya maker. Keep 1 heaped teaspoon of the prepared vegetable - corn masala filling in the centre . Now use the the gujiya maker to fold and press it down . Remove the excess dough .
Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Fry all the gujiyas, golden brown.
Serve them hot with ketchup.Yummy Gujiyas (somasi, somas,கார்ன் சோமாஸ் ) are ready to eat with Broccoli Soup
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Please see My(White & Black Seaseme seed) Sweet Gujiyas here
Linking to Nithu's Healthy Combo Meal for Kids hosted by Nivedhanan
and kiran's Cooking with Whole wheat hosted by Nivedhanan
Linking to Bengali Cuisine, Holi event , CupoNation