This Holi, Chef Pankaj Bhadouria’s Chocolate Pancake Gujiya Recipe Is Making Us Drool
Image Credit: Screengrab of video/Instagram, This recipe is a must-try.

Come Holi, the first thing that everyone starts arranging for are colours. Water guns and pichkaris are loaded, all set to attack and get drenched in the festival of colours. Mornings usually begin with a religious pooja ceremony, which is followed by a yummy prasad. The dessert-laden plates are set on the dining table right from the morning till late evening. What do you think is a usual suspect on these plates on Holi? It has to be our beloved gujiyas. 

Gujiya, for those untouched by the phenomenon, are sweet fried dumplings which are dipped in sugar syrup for that extra touch of sweetness. The half-moon shaped desserts are a quintessential Holi dessert which is savoured by one and all. The crispy exterior and the gooey filling of the dish make it a treat to the taste buds. This Holi, we have got the perfect gujiya recipe for you. Mind you, it is not your usual sticky and sweet gujiya. 

Recently, MasterChef Pankaj Bhadouria took to her Instagram handle to share a reel of her gujiya recipe for Holi. However, it is no ordinary gujiya. Made with a pancake batter, it is called chocolate pancake gujiya and we can’t resist the sight of it. Don’t know what we are talking about? Here, take a look. 

Source: MasterChef Pankaj Bhadouria/Instagram

She begins by adding flour, cocoa powder, sugar and baking soda in a bowl. Mix it well and add some milk to bind the whole mixture. Make a chocolaty paste from it and add some melted butter to it. Mix the butter into the batter and then take a spoonful of it to be spread on a pan. Give it a small circular shape of a pancake. Once it is cooked from both sides, carefully place the pancake in a gujiya mould and fill it with some chopped nuts and choco chips. Press it together and the pancake acquires the shape of the gujiya. Repeat this for all the gujiyas and your chocolate pancake gujiyas are ready to be devoured. 

Liked what you just saw? Here are some more fusion gujiya recipes that you ought to try. 

1.  Dahi Ki Gujiya 

The sweet Holi dessert can be given an interesting savoury twist with this dahi ki gujiya. The dumplings are packed with green chillies, ginger and some raisins. After frying, the gujiya is slathered with loads of fresh dahi and served with a garnish of black pepper and salt. 

2.  Honey Gulkand Gujiya 

A distinct and delicious delicious with hints of sweetness, this honey and gulkand stuffed gujiya is made from rice flour. It is crispy, sweet and all things amazing. 

3.  Chocolate Gujiya With Coconut And Walnuts 

This is going to be your favourite if you love chocolates. The gujiya is filled chocolate and chopped walnuts are added to the mixture to make it even more crunchy. The gujiya is deep-fried and relished to the core.