In a bowl mix together mawa, maida, baking powder and cardamom powder.
Rub all the ingredients until it makes a crumbly flour.
Add little water to make a stiff dough.
Pat the dough into a disc with your palm.
Slice it into two.
Place one portion on the other and pat it again into a disc.
Repeat this process 4 times.
Now shape the dough into a cuboid.
Slice the rectangle into smaller cuboids.
Heat oil and deep fry the pieces in medium flame until nicely browned on all the sides.
By the time you start kneading the dough, in another stove mix sugar and water in a pan and bring it to boil.
Allow it to boil until it reaches one thread consistency.
Add vinegar and remove from flame and set aside.
Once the gajas are fried, add them to the warm syrup and let them soak in for 30 minutes.
Remove from the syrup and arrange on a plate and allow them to cool down.
Store in airtight jar.