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khaja Recipe


    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)


    • 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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