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Salty Khaja
By : Saroj Kering
Category : Diwali, Butter
Servings : 2
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
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  1. Mix the ghee and salt in the flour.

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

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

  4. Prick them on both sides with a fork.

  5. Allow to dry a bit for 20-30 minutes.

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

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

  8. 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

2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp. ghee
1/4 tsp. ajwain (omam) seeds
salt to taste
warm water to make dough
ghee for deep frying

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