Gaja ( Dessert from plain flour and Ghee)


  1. Plain flour : 500 gms
  2. sugar : 300 gms
  3. Ghee / Dalda : 125 gms
  4. baking soda : 4 gms
  5. Oil : for frying
  6. Cardamom : 2-3 ( powdered)


  1. Take a big bowl, add plain flour and soda and mix with hand first.Then add ghee and again mix well. Now add water and make a semi hard dough . Ratio of all ingredients are very important.
  2. Greeze one plate with ghee and keep the dough on it . Keep the dough in a way so that later you can cut it into square pieces from it with a knife.
  3. Keep the dough on this plate for 15 minutes to set .
  4. Now cut into your desired size .
  5. Take a pan , add sugar and water . Boil until it become a semi thick sugar syrup . Add cardamom powder into it and mix well .
  6. Take a frying pan ,add oil for frying . Fry in a medium low flame and fry until golden brown .
  7. Add the fried gaja into it and let it soak for some time. Then take them out and keep in a different plate.

Try this yummy dessert at home and share your experience with me in comment box.

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