Khaja is one of the most important prasad offered as a bhog in the Jagannath temple of Puri orissa. Khaja is a very popular Indian dessert of India. It has originated from the southern side of the Gangetic plains of Bihar as said and now became very popular in most of the Indian states mainly Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, west bengal, and Andhra pradesh.
Khaja of puri is so famous that it has become a great attraction for the tourists. Rajgir and Silva’s khaja was also well known for its puffiness. In Andhra pradesh, a coastal town named kakinada makes khaja in such a way that it is unbelievable , it is dry from outside and full of sugar syrup from inside and becomes juicy after taking a bite whose taste is just luscious .
Puri Khaja mainly comprises ofrefined wheat flour, sugar, oil to make it a batter. It is made into layered dough and the dry fruits or other stuffings may or may not be added. It is deep fried until crispy. Then it is soaked in the sugar syrup until it absorbs the sugar syrup.
It is made with extra care to remain fresh for more than 10 days. So what are you thinking about, get the fresh and delicious multilayered puri khaja at your home.