Maajun / Khoraak | How to make Maajun / Khoraak

By Lata Lala  |  9th Jul 2016  |  
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About Maajun / Khoraak Recipe

This sweet is made specially during the winter season. It is a dryfruits and khoya/mawa based mithai. This recipe is made in different ways in every sindhi house. My mother used to make it without khoya, as it would decrease the shelf life of dish. By adding mawa it becomes sweet and without it it becomes immunity booster. It is supposed to be taken during post delivery period by new Mother.

Maajun / Khoraak is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Lata Lala teaches how to make Maajun / Khoraak step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Maajun / Khoraak in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Maajun / Khoraak at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Maajun / Khoraak takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Maajun / Khoraak is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Maajun / Khoraak is a good option for you. The flavour of Maajun / Khoraak is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Maajun / Khoraak and impress your family and friends.

Maajun / Khoraak

Ingredients to make Maajun / Khoraak

  • Coarse wheat flour 250 gms
  • sugar 125 gms
  • Dryfruits like Cashews, Almonds & pistachios chopped
  • poppy seeds ( khaskhas) 25 gms
  • Black raisins 10 gms
  • Dry coconut cut into thin slices 25 gms
  • clarified butter 125 gms or you can adjust the quantity less or more
  • Dry gond or edible gum 50 gms

How to make Maajun / Khoraak

  1. In a heavy bottom kadhai heat clarified butter, coarse wheat flour and roast it on slow fire. Roast till colour turns into light brown.
  2. Now add dry roasted poppy seeds, dry coconut slices, chopped dry fruits (reserve some for garnishing ) and black raisins. Add roasted and crushed gond/ edible Gum. Saute it for few minutes.
  3. Now make sugar syrup (of 1 tar ki chashni) by mixing sugar into water and boil it till it dissolves on slow flame. Check between thumb and index finger for tar consistency.
  4. Add this sugar syrup into flour and keep stirring it. Put off the flame and remove from flame. Grease thali with clarified butter and sprinkle chopped dry fruits over it. Pour wheat flour mixture over it.
  5. Upon cooling Cut into pieces. Serve with warm milk or you can eat it as a dessert.

My Tip:

This sweet is meant for winters. If eating in other seasons, watch your portions.

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