Khaja of Puri

Khaja of Puri
  • 1.5 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp corn oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water for syrup
  • oil or ghee for frying
  • Thick paste of 1/2 cup oil and 1/2 cup flour

Put flour, salt, corn oil in a bowl and mix it well and then slowly add water to make stiff ball of dough.
Knead it for 10-15 mts until it’s smooth.
Roll the entire dough into a big rectangle and then spread the thick paste smoothly over the rectangle.
Roll the dough into a big rope, cut into 1′ size pieces.
Take each piece and roll it again into 5-6′ size khaja
Heat oil in a deep fry pan, medium-high first.
Turn to medium-low once oil is hot.
Fry the khajas until it turns pink and drain a paper towel.
Heat a fry pan in medium heat and then put some water with sugar until it
becomes a good syrup. Switch off heat when syrup feels slightly sticky.
Deep the khaja one at a time and take it out.

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