Kakinada Gottam Khaja | How to make Kakinada Gottam Khaja

By Swapna Sunil  |  28th Feb 2017  |  
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About Kakinada Gottam Khaja Recipe

As the name says,it is a sweet delicacy from the place called Kakinada in Andhra pradesh.The word "khaja" originated from Arabic meaning sacred or pure.Kakinada kaja is just a replica of Ranchi khaja. kaja a puffy pastry strip soaked in sugar syrup literally melts in mouth.

Kakinada Gottam Khaja is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Kakinada Gottam Khaja is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Kakinada Gottam Khaja by Swapna Sunil will help you to prepare the perfect Kakinada Gottam Khaja in your kitchen at home. Kakinada Gottam Khaja needs 180 minutes for the preparation and 60 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Kakinada Gottam Khaja . This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Kakinada Gottam Khaja . In case you have any questions on how to make the Kakinada Gottam Khaja you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Swapna Sunil. Kakinada Gottam Khaja will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Kakinada Gottam Khaja

Ingredients to make Kakinada Gottam Khaja

  • 1.5 cups - all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp- gram flour
  • 1/8 tsp- baking soda
  • 2 tbsp - butter
  • oil for Deep frying
  • 1.5 cups - sugar
  • 2.5 cups - water
  • 1 tsp - cardamom powder
  • Pinch of saffron (optional)

How to make Kakinada Gottam Khaja

  1. Sift the flours and soda into a bowl. Add the butter and work with your fingers until well incorporated.
  2. Adding water knead this into a soft dough.Transfer the dough on a working surface and knead for 5 minutes.
  3. Cover the dough and rest it for 3 hours minimum.
  4. Later divide the dough into 3 equal portions and roll out each dough ball into 15 cm long strip.Pat its top to form a rectangular like strip.
  5. Cut this into 6 to 7 equal portions. Roll out each piece into a 3 inch strip.
  6. Repeat and make the rest of the dough in the same manner.
  7. Meanwhile, start with the sugar syrup by adding sugar and water to a deep pan.Bring this to boil until it attains one string consistency.
  8. Once it reaches the stage add cardamom powder and saffron. Stir well and turn off the heat.
  9. Heat oil in a deep pan until moderately hot. Add 4 to 5 strips at a time and fry until golden on medium high.
  10. Drain out excess oil and add the fried to the sugar syrup. Let them sit in syrup for atleast an hour before serving.
  11. Soft and mouth melting authentic Kakinada Khaja is ready to enlighten your moods. Serve

My Tip:

Butter can be replaced with ghee in kaja dough making.Do not fry the khaja in very hot oil. Sugar syrup has to be similar to that of Gulab jamun.

Reviews for Kakinada Gottam Khaja (1)

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

Wow this sweet looks so diff and good!

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