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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Khaja is a popular dessert recipe that especially kids are fond of. Khaja resembles a puff pastry a lot and it is sweet in taste. This kid friendly dessert is famous for its unique taste and is a favourite among people having a sweet tooth.

It is a great dish to make during festive occasions. You can know how to make this dessert by following step by step recipe instructions.

This Indian dessert recipe can be made by deep frying flour and ghee mixture. The sugar syrup and cardamom will intensify the flavour further. Your very own home made khaja is ready.

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Strawberry Semiya Kesari, Kaju Khoya Burfi in Hindi, Berry and Mint Compote, Dal Ke Jamun

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  • 4.5 cups - flour
  • 1 cup - ghee
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 1 cup - water
  • ghee/oil ( canola oil) for deep frying
  • Green cardamom for sugar syrup

How to Make Khaja

  • Add half cup ghee and water to 4 cup flour and knead it into a soft dough.
  • Heat the other half cup ghee in the microwave for a few seconds. Add the rest of the 1/2 cup maida with ghee and make a paste. Keep it aside.
  • Make two big chapattis of the dough.
  • Spread maida and ghee paste on one of them and put the second chapatti on the first one, add more of the paste.
  • Start rolling both chapattis from one end so that one is layered inside the other.
  • Now you've a long roll, cut this roll with a knife about one inch each. Keep all the pieces aside.
  • Take one piece at a time and press it a little sideways with your finger and flatten it with a rolling pin.
  • Deep fry the pieces in medium heat until they are golden brown.
  • Boil sugar in water and make a thick syrup. Add cardamom to the sugar syrup.
  • Dip the fried pieces one at a time in the syrup and take it out immediately.