Special Ghee Puri Khaja
The traditional ‘Khaja’ owes its origin to Puri and its quality is far better in the pilgrim city compared to other places. Refined wheat flour with sugar is made into layered dough and lightly fried in oil to make khaja. This Puri Khaja is offered as an offering in the Jagannath Temple, Puri Orissa. This Puri Khaja is sourced directly from Original Nrusingha Sweets near Jagannath Temple and shipped to customer’s place. This Puri Khaja is made with extra care (Karapak) to remain fresh for 10 to 12 days. This crispy & multilayered Puri Khaja will remind you of your childhood days. Buy Puri Khaja Online for Home Delivery across India. The Puri Khaja is authentic and absolutely delicious.
Generally, two kinds of ‘prasad’ is prepared and served to the residing deities of the temple. Sankhudibhog or the cooked prasad includes a variety of rice, lentils, curries, kheer and many other preparations without using onion and garlic. Similarly, sukhilabhog or dry prasad includes different kinds of dry and sweet confectionaries like khaja, magajaladdu and a dozen of more choices.
As history has it, the sweet and crunchy ‘khaja’ prepared from refined flour and sugar used to be prepared in large quantities and distributed among the devotees after being served to Lord Jagannath and other deities, the State Government has granted industry status to Khaja, thus making it flexible for the entire production and procurement process of this sweet delicacy. In order to facilitate the Khaja business, this is really an amazing move on part of the Government and the decision has duly been welcomed by both the shop owners as well as the local residents. That apart, in the near future, there might also be plans for application of Geographic Indication (GI) tag for Khaja.
According to Hindu mythology, ‘maha prasad’ is considered as sacred. Hindus usually carry back the prasad for their dear ones. Khaja, being dry, remains fresh for a few days and is therefore the most convenient option for the tourists to carry. In fact, the popularity of ‘khaja’ grew with time not only for its taste but also for its easy preserving properties.
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