Salty khaja

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Plain flour; (maida)
1 tablespoon Ghee
¼ teaspoon Ajwain; (omam) seeds
\N \N Salt to taste
\N \N Warm water to make dough
\N \N Ghee for deep frying

Mix the ghee and salt in the flour.

Add water little by little to make a smooth pliable dough.

Make small thin rounds (4" diameter) out of all the dough.

Prick them on both sides with a fork.

Allow to dry a bit for 20-30 minutes.

Deep fry in hot ghee till done to a tinge of brown only.

Do not over fry of the khajas will lose their whiteness.

Drain and allow to cool completely before storing.

Note: Make the yellow khajas similarly, only add some turmeric powder to the flour before making the dough.

Making time: 30 minutes

Makes: 25-30 pieces

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