A traditional deep fried sweet snack. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Main Ingredients Refined Flour, Ghee
Cuisine Indian
Course Mithais
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Difficult
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Khaja

  • 1 kilogram Refined Flour
  • Ghee
  • 75 grams Ghee
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • a few strands Saffron (kesar)
  • 15-20 Black peppercorns
  • 6-8 Cloves
  • for deep-frying Oil


  1. Mix together refined flour and 75 grams ghee. Knead into soft dough and set aside. To make sugar syrup, heat together sugar with 2 cups water.
  2. Add saffron, black peppercorns and cloves. Cook the syrup till it reaches the consistency of less than 1 string.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Take a portion of dough and roll it into a roti. Spread some ghee on it and sprinkle some dry flour. Make a roll, cut into 1 inch pieces.
  4. Stretch each piece with hands or roll out each piece to form an elongated khaja.
  5. Deep fry the khajas on medium heat, stirring a few times, till evenly golden. Drain and transfer into the sugar syrup. Soak for 4-5 minutes. Transfer into a serving plate and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 5709
Carbohydrates 1024
Protein 111.1
Fat 129
Other Fiber Iron- 34.9mg