Khajoor Ghugra Recipe

Khajoor Ghugra Recipe

Cuisine: Gujarati

Khajoor Ghugra Recipe: Khajoor Ghugra, also known as Date Turnovers, are sweet pastries filled with a mixture of dates, nuts, and flavored with cardamom. They are a popular dessert in Gujarat.


  • 1/4 cup milk

  • 1/2 cup ghee

  • 2 tsp poppy seeds ground

  • 6 green cardamoms powdered

  • 200 gm seeded and coarsely grounded dates

  • 1 cup refined flour

  • 1/4 cup coconut desiccated

  • ghee for frying

  • salt to taste

  • 1/2 cup sugar


  • Rub 1/2 cup ghee into the flour.
  • Mix in a pinch of salt and milk and prepare dough.
  • Smoothen and knead the dough well for 15 minutes.
  • Make small balls and keep covered.
  • Prepare a smooth mixture of poppy seeds,
  • Desiccated coconut, ground dates, green cardamom powder and sugar.
  • Make small balls of even size.
  • Roll out maida balls into small rounds.
  • Put the date stuffing on one side,
  • Fold to look like semi circle and seal the edges.
  • Cut edges with fluted cutter.
  • Make all the ghugras similarly.
  • Heat up ghee in a pot and deep fry in batches till golden brown.
  • Drain completely.
  • Serve as sweet snack.

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