Information About Kleija:
Al-Kleija is an ancient popular product, and
it is made in different forms. It is native to the Qassim region in Saudi
Arabia, and an annual festival is held for it. The Qassim women excelled in
preparing Kleija , and contributed to the spread of the reputation of this
golden disk with a distinct taste, and it is considered one of the best types
of home-made food made by elderly women. Women excelled in the way of marketing
the Kleija in a modern, civilized manner, through various social media
platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Snap chat and Facebook. The Kleija is
delivered in tin cans through express delivery companies.
The Kleija was a main meal in the homes of the well-to-do and wealthy in Al-Qassim, and it was one of the most expensive gifts given to a friend or visitor from outside Al-Qassim, in addition to being an essential element among the gifts that the bride is equipped with when she moves to her husband’s house, and it is a custom that some people still adhere to this day this.