How to make Quick Gajjak -

A quick sweet dish this - deep fried noodles, jaggery, dried fruits cooked together.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Noodles (नूडल्ज़ ), Jaggery

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Quick Gajjak

Quick Gajjak 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Quick Gajjak Recipe

  • Noodles boiled 1 cup

  • Jaggery grated 1 cup

  • Baking soda a pinch

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Ghee 1/2 tablespoon

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • dried fruits (pistachios, almonds and cashewnuts) chopped 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Chop the boiled noodles. Melt jaggery in a non stick pan on low heat.

Step 2

Mix baking soda with water in a bowl.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the noodles till crisp and golden brown.

Step 4

Drain on absorbent paper. Add ghee to the jaggery and mix well.

Step 5

Add cardamom powder and dried fruits and mix well. Sprinkle soda water over the mixture.

Step 6

Add the fried noodles and mix well. Garnish with remaining dried fruits and serve.

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