Khurma Recipe: After having lunch or dinner, people often have a craving to eat something sweet. Some look for sweets in the fridge, while others satisfy their cravings by eating jaggery. Now it is not possible to buy sweets from the market everyday. So let’s tell you today a very simple sweet dish recipe that you can easily make and store at home. This sweet dish is called by different names across the country. In Bengal it is called Khasta Gaja, then in Bihar the most favorite dish is called by the name of Khurma. It is definitely made especially on the occasion of festivals. So let us tell you the recipe for making Khurma or Khasta Gaja.
Ingredients to make Khurma
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tsp ghee
- 2 tsp refined oil
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 6 -10 tbsp water or as required
- for the sugar syrup
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- to fry
- 50 grams ghee
- 200 grams refined oil
- To make Khurma, first take a mixing bowl, sieve the flour and baking soda together.
- Add 1 tsp ghee and 2 tbsp oil to the dry ingredients and mix gently with your fingers.
- Add water slowly with a spoon, so that you do not add too much water and the dough does not spoil. It should be like a poori dough so that it can be rolled easily.
- Then divide it into equal parts like a small lemon and make small balls out of it. Roll them like roti and fold it into a cylinder shape.
- You can use either pure ghee or refined oil for frying it. Fry it 2-3 times and take it out on a kitchen towel.
- Let the Bengali Gaaj or Bihari Khurma cool completely.
- Now put 1/4 cup water and 1 cup sugar in a saucepan. As soon as the sugar melts and the water starts boiling, turn off the gas and let it cool for a few minutes.
- Put the carrots in this syrup and let the syrup soak for 5 minutes, then take out the carrots from the syrup and when they cool down, a layer of white crystals will form on the persimmons. Mouth-watering sweet dish is ready.
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