khaja

khaja

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 45

Ingredients

Serves 8

  • to make the dough: 1 cup all purpose flour

  • 1/2 tbsp ghee

  • 1/4 cup or more cold water to make the dough

  • for the paste: 1/2 tbsp rice flour

  • 1/4 tbsp ghee

  • 1/4 tbsp oil

  • for sugar syrup: 3/4 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 cups oil for deep frying

  • 1 tbsp extra all purpose flour for dusting

Directions

  • 01

    firstly, in a bowl take flour and ghee

  • 02

    crumble and mix well

  • 03

    now add water and knead a smooth and soft dough

  • 04

    cover and rest the dough for 15 minutes

  • 05

    after 15 minutes, knead the dough again for 1 minute

  • 06

    to make the paste, mix rice flour, ghee and oil and make a smooth paste

  • 07

    on the kitchen counter, sprinkle little flour

  • 08

    pincg a dough ball and roll it thin on the counter

  • 09

    make 4 thin rotis like this

  • 10

    apply the prepared paste on first roti

  • 11

    keep the second on top of this

  • 12

    apply the paste again

  • 13

    keep the third roti on top

  • 14

    again apply the paste on third roti and keep the fourth roti on top

  • 15

    roll this into a log

  • 16

    i made 8 rotis out of this dough and 2 logs

  • 17

    now with a knief cut the log diagonally

  • 18

    now take each piece and press it lightly on your palm

  • 19

    heat oil for deep frying in a kadai

  • 20

    deep fry all the khaja on low flame till golden brown and crisp

  • 21

    meanwhile make the sugar syrup

  • 22

    in a pan add water and sugar

  • 23

    boil the sugar syrup until 1 string consistency is attained

  • 24

    switch off the flame and keep aside

  • 25

    when khaja becomes golden brown and crisp, remove from oil and drop the khaja in sugar syrup

  • 26

    let it soak in warm syrup for 5 minutes

  • 27

    drain these and arrange on a plate

  • 28

    once cooled, enjoy!

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