Khaja –Chiroti



  • 1 cup all purpose flour (maida)

  • 2 tbsp melted ghee

  • ¼  cup water

For paste

  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour (maida)

  • 1 tbsp melted ghee

For syrup

  • 3/4 cups of sugar

  • 1/3 cup of water

  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed cardamom seeds

  • Oil of ghee for deep frying


Method (How to make khaja (chiroti) at home)

  • In a pan add the water, sugar and cardamom bring it to boil over medium flame,  till syrup is sticky and single thread consistency  keep  aside.

  • Mix together maida and melted ghee add water and knead into soft dough and set aside.

  • Add ghee and maida and make paste.

  • Make lemon size balls with the kneaded flour and take one ball make thin chapatti. Make 3 thin chapati with the balls.



  • Take one chapatti spread 1 tsp paste over it, place one more chapatti over it and again spread paste over it, again place one chapatti. Now roll it to make a roll.
  • Cut roll into ½ inches pieces and press it nicely.

  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

  • Deep fry the khajas on medium heat, till evenly golden from all sides.

  • Drain and transfer into the sugar syrup. Soak for 4-5 minutes.

  • Transfer into a serving plate and serve.