4 1/2 Cups all purpose Flour
1 cup ghee
1 cup of sugar
1 cup water for the sugar syrup
Ghee/oil ( canola oil) for deep frying
Green cardamom for sugar syrup

Take 4cups of flour and put 1/2 cup ghee in it. Mix it well and use water to make a soft dough.

Take the other half cup ghee and warm it up in the microwave for few seconds and add rest of the 1/2 cup maida in it and make a paste of it. Keep it aside for some time.

Now make two big chappati of the flour dough. Spread the maida and ghee paste on one of them and put the second chapatti on the first one, put little bit more of the paste. Start rolling both chapttis from one end so that one is layered inside the other.

Now you’ve a long roll, cut this roll with knife about one inch each. keep all the pieces aside.

Take one at a time and press it with your finger a little side ways and the flatten it with a rolling pin.

Deep fry this pieces in medium heat until they are golden brown.

Keep the sugar syrup ready by boiling the sugar and water together. add cardamom now .Make sure the sugar syrup is thick in its consistency.

Put the fried pieces one at a time in syrup and take it out immediately.

Enjoy them when they are cold.

2 Responses
  1. bimal pandia Says:

    what is canola. what is its Oriya name??
    Bimal Pandia

  2. manisha Says:

    i tried the khaja it came out very well.Thanks for the recipie.
    Could u pls tell me the preparation of Jhili.

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