Klejah originally came from Iraq ,and we eat it alot in arabic gulf area specially in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
Serve with arabic gulf area coffee or cardamom tea.
3 cups whole wheat flour.
1/2 cup + 2 tablespoon corn oil or sunflower oil.
3/4 cup sugar.
1/4 cup low fat milk.
1 egg, beaten.
1 tablespoon baking powder.
1/4 teaspoon salt.
2 teaspoons ground cardamom.
Pinch of saffron.
Egg + 2 tablespoon milk .
1)Combine sugar and milk in small pan ,stir over heat without boiling ,until sugar dissolves, set a side, let it cool.
2)Sift flour into a mixing bowl , add the oil into the flour & combine with a fork or your hand until crumbly , then add other dry ingredients, egg, sugar and milk, mix well (Form dough into a ball )let set for 10 to 15 minutes.
3)Roll dough, cut it with biscuits cuter, then make a cross lines using back of knife.
4)Place it on baking sheet, brush it with egg wash, bake in 350 F oven for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown.