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Ghewar

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Ghewar is a delicious Indian sweet. It is a very popular sweet in Rajasthan and usually served as dessert. It is generally prepared in January for Makar Sankranti, in March-April for Gangaur and in July-August for the Teej festival. Cook, share and enjoy this Ghewar recipe.
Ingredients
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ghee 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Yellow colour 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Yellow color 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Almonds 1⁄2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Pistachios 1⁄2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Cardamom powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Saffron 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Soaked In Milk)
Directions

Point1-Mix flour, ghee, milk and 1 1/2 cups of water to make a batter.
Point2-Dissolve colour in the remaining water.
Point3-Mix the coloured water to batter.
Point4-Take an aluminium or steel cylindrical container. Cylinder should have a height of at least 12", and a diameter of 5-6".
Point5-Fill half of the cylinder with ghee and heat.
Point6-Once the ghee is hot, pour a glass of batter in the centre of ghee. Allow foam to settle.
Point7-Pour a glassful of batter in ghee again.
Point8-Once the foam gets settled again, place ghewar on mesh.
Point9-Prepare sugar syrup of one tar consistency.
Point10-Dip ghevar in syrup so as to remove the extra oil. Keep it for cooling.
Point11-Pour few drops of saffron water.
Point12-Sprinkle chopped almonds, pistachios and cardamom powder.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Occasion: 
Diwali, Holi
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 670 Calories from Fat 361

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.4%

Saturated Fat 24.6 g122.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 106.8 mg35.6%

Sodium 10.9 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.4%

Sugars 31.5 g

Protein 7 g13.3%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 0.97%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 14.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Ghewar Recipe