Recipe: Magaj

Updated: Oct 24, 2013, 11:34 AM IST


500 gm Chick pea flour (besan)
250 gm Sugar
50 gm Khoya
2 tsp Green cardamom powder
10 Almonds (peeled and blanched)
10 Pistachios (blanched)
250 gm Ghee

How to make Magaj:

Mix chick pea flour (besan) with 1/2 of the ghee and sift it through a sieve.
In an iron wok, heat the remaining ghee and the sifted besan.
Fry until the besan is golden but not brown.
Combine the khoya with it and stir on low flame, set aside.
Make sugar syrup of one thread consistency and add this syrup and cardamom powder to the fried besan, mix properly.
Pour this mixture on a plate that has been lined with ghee.
Decorate it with blanched pistachios and almonds.
Cut Magaj into diamond shapes.
Let it cool.

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