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Kathi Goja

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 2-4 people

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Make sure the dough is stiff, also keep it covered for 15 minutes.

Trivia Tadka

Kathi Goja is a teatime snack that can be stored for a long time. It is the Bengali version of the north Indian Sakkar Para. It is a must for Vijaya Dashami.


  • Refined wheat flour (maida) (1 cup)
  • Cooking oil (2 tbsp)
  • Baking powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Oil ( for frying)
  • Sugar (1 cup)


  • In a paraat, mix  baking powder with maida. Add oil and mix well.
  • With water, knead stiff dough and let it rest under cover for about 10-15 mins.
  • Divide the dough into 3 parts.
  • Roll out each part into a thick roti of about ¼-inch thickness.
  • With a knife, cut the roti into thin strips, a quarter inch broad and 1½ inch long.
  • In a kadhai, heat enough oil for frying the gojas.
  • Fry in batches on low heat till they turn light brown.
  • To make syrup, boil 1 cup sugar in1 cup water till the syrup reaches one-string consistency.
  • Add the fried gojas to the syrup.
  • Remove from heat and mix well so that the gojas are sugar coated and dry.
  • Let them cool before serving.

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