Mitha Khaja

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cup - maida (plain flour)
  • 1/2 cup - jaggery
  • 1 cup - water
  • 1/4 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • ghee to deep fry

How to Make Mitha Khaja

  • Heat the water and jaggery till all the jaggery dissolves in the water.
  • Strain and cool a bit.
  • Mix the cardamom powder and ghee in the flour.
  • Knead the flour with the jaggery water.
  • The dough should be stiff but pliable.
  • Break into approx. 20 parts.
  • Knead each with palm and roll into 4" rounds.
  • Make many tiny slits with knife or fork on each on both sides.
  • Keep them aside on a clean cloth for an hour or so to dry a bit.
  • Deep fry in hot ghee on low flame till light golden in colour.
  • Drain and cool for a while.
  • The khajas will become crisper and harder as they cool.
  • Store in airtight container after cooling completely.

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