Participation of Food Science and Human Nutrition department in the 40th Buraidah Spring Festival
On Friday, 28.04.1440 H, the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine participated in the 40th Buraidah Spring Festival . The college contributed in this festival with one of its finest food product known collectively as Kelaja. Kelaja is manufactured in the Food processing factory lines in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. This product Kelaja or Kleicha (Arabic: الكليجا) is one of the most popular flour confectionery in Qassim region. There are different delicacies Kelaja varieties. It comes in several traditional shapes and fillings. The most popular Kelaja is that filled with dates syrup. It is usually flavored with cardamom, ginger, cinnamon and sometimes rose water, and glazed with whipped egg. It is usually stuffed with dates and served with tea or Arabic coffee.
Kelaja typically eaten for a range of celebrations and has a specific annual festival
In March 2019 the 11th Kleicha festival was organized at Buraidah city, Qassim region, KSA.