Khaja / Chirote | How to make Khaja / Chirote

By Sushreeta Supkar  |  31st Oct 2016  |  
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About Khaja / Chirote Recipe

Indian sweet made with maida and dipped in sugar syrup

Khaja / Chirote, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Khaja / Chirote is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Sushreeta Supkar. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Khaja / Chirote is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Khaja / Chirote recipe by Sushreeta Supkar. Khaja / Chirote can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Khaja / Chirote just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Khaja / Chirote can serve 5 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Khaja / Chirote.

Khaja / Chirote

Ingredients to make Khaja / Chirote

  • maida - 1 cup + 2 table spoon
  • oil - 4 table spoon + 1/4th cup + for frying khaja
  • salt - a Pinch
  • sugar - 2 cups
  • Water - 4 to 5 table spoon for dough + for sugar syrup 1/4th cup
  • cardamom essence - few drops
  • lemon Juice - few drops

How to make Khaja / Chirote

  1. For khaja dough:
  2. Take 1 cup maida and add a pinch of salt and 4 table spoon of Oil.
  3. Crumble the dough nicely with your fingers.
  4. Now add 4-5 table spoon of water as required to make a soft dough.
  5. Keep the dough covered for 20 minutes at least.
  6. Then divide the dough into 5 parts and roll out each part into very thin chapatis.
  7. Next make a mix of 1/4th cup Oil and 2 table spoon maida (approx) to make a thick paste.
  8. Now layer one chapati and spread some Oil mix on top.
  9. Put the next chapati on top of first one and again spread some Oil mix.
  10. Continue this way till all 5 chapatis are layered.
  11. Now roll this layer of chapatis carefully into a log.
  12. Cut the log at 2 cms distance.
  13. Now roll out each cut part into an elongated shape. Prepare all.
  14. For Sugar syrup :
  15. Take 2 cups of Sugar and 1/4 cup Water and boil for 5-7 minutes till you get one - string consistency.
  16. Add few drops of lemon juice and cardamom essence to the syrup.
  17. Preparing khaja final step:
  18. Fry all the rolled out khaja in medium flame till slight golden brown and puffed up.
  19. Dip the fried khajas into Sugar syrup immediately for 30 seconds.
  20. Take out the khajas from syrup and they are ready to serve.

My Tip:

The lemon juice in the sugar syrup prevents the syrup from crystalising

Reviews for Khaja / Chirote (1)

Annam Shri2 years ago

LOvely one!

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