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Khaja Recipe

Looking for an easy Khaja recipe? Learn how to make Khaja using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by aarathi

Makes 20 servings



Khaja is a sweet delicacy of Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal states in eastern India. Diwali special

Recipe Ingredients for Khaja

1 1/2 cup plain flour
150 g jaggery
1 cup water
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
100 g

Recipe Directions for Khaja

  1. Heat the water and jaggery till all of it dissolves in the water.

  2. Strain and cool a bit.

  3. Mix the cardamom powder and ghee in the flour.

  4. Knead the flour with the jaggery water.

  5. The dough should be stiff but pliable.

  6. Break into approx. 20 parts.

  7. Knead each with palm and roll into 4" rounds.

  8. Make many tiny slits with knife or fork on each on both sides.

  9. Keep them aside on a clean cloth for an hour or so to dry a bit.

  10. Deep fry in hot ghee on low flame till light golden in colour.

  11. Drain and cool for a while.

  12. The khajas will become crisper and harder as they cool.

  13. Store in airtight container after cooling completely.

  14. Enjoy your Mitha Khaja. Hope you love this Indian recipe

Categories

Dessert, Indian, Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 33.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
367mg
15%
Potassium
319mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
14.7g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
1.0g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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