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khaja Recipe

Ingredients

    for khaja

  • Fortune Maida (2 ½ Cups)
  • Ghee ( 3 tbsp)
  • Water (As required)
  • Oil (To deep fry)

    for sugar syrup

  • Fortune Sugar (2 cups)
  • Water (1 cup)
  • Cinnamon stick ( ½ inch)
  • Cardamom powder (1 tsp)
  • Saffron (A pinch )
  • Pistachios Chopped (For garnish)

method

  • In a bowl add Fortune Maida, ghee and mix well.

  • Add water and knead into a hard dough.

  • Cover with moist muslin cloth and keep to rest for 15 mins.

  • Meanwhile to make sugar syrup add 2 cups of Fortune Sugar, water, cinnamon, cardamom powder, saffron, and mix well. Boil the sugar syrup until 1 string consistency is attained.

  • Divide the dough into equal portions and dust the both portions of the dough with maida and roll with the rolling pin to form a large rectangle. And keep aside.

  • Take one portion and apply 1 tbsp ghee, sprinkle maida and spread well. 

  • Cover with the second rectangle and press well from all sides. 

  • Tightly roll from one end to make a cylinder 

  • Freeze the dough for 15 mins in freezer. 

  • Meanwhile check on the sugar syrup and once ready keep it aside. 

  • Remove the dough from the freezer and cut into 1 inch equal pieces. Keep aside. 

  • Gently press each piece in the centre and using rolling pin roll horizontally. Repeat for all the pieces. 

  • Heat oil in a pan and once the oil is hot enough deep fry the khaja till  golden brown. 

  • Remove the khaja in a plate and keep aside.

  • Coat each pieces in sugar syrup until syrup reaches every flake of the khaja.

  • Grease a plate with ghee and remove sugar syrup coated khaja on to it. 

  • Transfer the khaja to a serving plate and garnish with chopped pistachios. Serve as  desired

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