Jive Gaja or Khaja | How to make Jive Gaja or Khaja

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ByNilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
Created on 9th Feb 2016
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About Jive Gaja or Khaja

Jive gaja or khaja is a tongue shape deep fried sweet dish...it's a Bengals traditional recipe..in any occasion or without occasion you can make this deep fried pastry to indulge your sweet tooth

Jive Gaja or Khaja is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Jive Gaja or Khaja by Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Jive Gaja or Khaja at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Jive Gaja or Khaja is a dish which comes from West Bengal 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 Jive Gaja or Khaja takes few minute for the preparation and 60 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Jive Gaja or Khaja 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 Jive Gaja or Khaja will be the best option for you. The flavor of Jive Gaja or Khaja is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Jive Gaja or Khaja at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves10People
Jive Gaja or Khaja

Ingredients to make Jive Gaja or Khaja

  • For the dough:
  • Flour/Maida - 2 cup
  • Oil - 3-4 tbsp
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • For Sugar syrup
  • Water - 2 cup
  • Sugar - 2 cup

How to make Jive Gaja or Khaja

  1. To make the Dough : Take a bowl ,add maida ,oil ,salt and mix it until gets a breadcrumb like texture then add water, knead a soft smooth dough and cover it for 20 mins. Take 3-4tbsp maida and 4-5 tbsp oil ,mix it well, make a thick paste.
  2. Take water and sugar ,bring to boil ,cook until it thicken into a one thread sugar syrup, keep it aside
  3. Now take small portion from dough ,make three equal size balls. Roll it like roti, make three rotis, place first roti and spread oil-maida paste on top
  4. Then place second roti, again spread oil-maida paste and place third roti over it , spread oil-maida paste.
  5. Fold roti bunches like a roll,cut it in equal portion. Roll each portion like a rectangular or tongue shape.
  6. Heat oil in karai for deep frying. Place rectangular shape khaja into the hot oil, oil should be on low medium heat.
  7. Fry it until gets golden colour, drain oil and place it into sugar syrup. Mix it well with sugar syrup.
  8. Take from sugar syrup. Place khaja on serving plate.(.don't keep khaja into sugar syrup for long time, 1min max). You can store khaja in a jar.

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