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What is the meaning of Khoya (A food item in Hindi) in English??

Asked by krishna shivaji, 12 Aug '08 03:07 pm
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Khoa or khoya or khawa or mawa is a dried whole milk or milk thickened made by heating milk in an open iron pan to condensation.
It is similar to ricotta cheese, but lower in moisture and made from whole milk instead of whey.
There are three types of khoya - batti, chickna, and daan-e-daar. Batti, meaning rock, has 50% moisture by weight and is grated like cheese. It can be aged for up to a year, during which it develops a unique aroma and a mouldy outer surface. Chickna (slippery or squishy) khoya has 80% moisture. For daan-e-daar, the milk is coagulated with an acid during the simmering and has moderate moisture content. Different Khoa is used for different preparation.
Preparation
A concentration of milk to one-fifth volume is normal in the production of khoa. Khoa is used as the base for a wide variety of Indian sweets. About 600,000 metric tons is produced annually in India. Khoa is made from both cow and water buffalo milk.
Khoa is normally white or pale yellow. Khoa prepar ...more
Answered by Zeus, 12 Aug '08 05:26 pm

 
  
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No need to be named in english b'coz it is used only in india or indian food.
Answered by Tina, 12 Aug '08 03:57 pm

 
  
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Like panneer
Answered by Judy Pawar, 12 Aug '08 03:50 pm

 
  
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Butter
Answered by yusuf syed, 12 Aug '08 03:10 pm

 
  
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Khowa which makes from milk after doing them hot
Answered by husan, 12 Aug '08 03:08 pm

 
  
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