How to make Goja -

Oval shaped maida dough deep fried and dipped in sugar syrup.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined Flour, Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Goja Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Goja Recipe

  • Refined Flour 2 cups

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Baking powder a pinch

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Mix sugar with half a cup of water and cook to make syrup of three thread consistency. Keep warm. Sift the flour and baking powder, add two tablespoons of ghee and knead to a pliable dough.

Step 2

Divide the dough into equal portions and using a rolling pin roll out into ovals. Make several slashes on the ovals with the tip of a knife or a fork.

Step 3

Heat sufficient ghee in a pan and deep-fry the gojas till brown and crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon and place on an absorbent paper to remove excess ghee.

Step 4

Dip the fried gojas in sugar syrup, coat rapidly and remove quickly. Toss till dry and crisp.

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