Madhatha Kaja | How to make Madhatha Kaja

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About Madhatha Kaja

This is a famous andhra dessert recipe!

Madhatha Kaja is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Madhatha Kaja by Chandhana Rao is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Madhatha Kaja at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Madhatha Kaja is a dish which comes from Andhra Pradesh cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 10 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Madhatha Kaja takes few minute for the preparation and 40 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Madhatha Kaja make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Madhatha Kaja will be the best option for you. The flavor of Madhatha Kaja is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Madhatha Kaja at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves10People
Madhatha Kaja

Ingredients to make Madhatha Kaja

  • 2 cups maida
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1/4 cup water
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons rice flour mixed with 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp lemon juice

How to make Madhatha Kaja

  1. Place all purpose flour/maida in a bowl, add the salt and mix well. Also warm the ghee and add it to the flour, mix well to combine.
  2. Slowly add little water at a time to make a soft dough, like a chapatti dough. Cover and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile combine the sugar, water and lemon juice in a bowl. Place it on a low flame and let it boil for about 20 minutes. (Note that we want a light syrup, so if you boil it longer, a string consistency might develop and crystallize.)
  4. Heat the oil in a pan.
  5. Divide the dough into 4 equal parts, sprinkle some flour onto the work surface and roll each ball till they are very thin. Apply a little of the ghee and rice flour mixture over each disc and stack them up.
  6. Now, tightly roll them to form a cylinder and cut them horizontally into 1 inch pieces. Slightly flatten these pieces like shown in the images.
  7. Fry these in the hot oil on a medium flame. (The medium heat will help the khaja to cook evenly.)
  8. Once the khajas turn golden brown in colour, transfer and soak them in the sugar syrup for about 10 minutes. Remove and arrange in a wide plate. Follow this process for the rest of the khajas.
  9. You can drizzle the left over sugar syrup over the khajas.
  10. Serve them hot to enjoy!

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Shini Prakash2 years ago
Sounds nice :D would love to see an image of the same!
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