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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.
  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)

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: 
Diwali, Holi
Holiday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Average: 3.3 (15 votes)

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


nehapaul's picture
A great traditional dessert from Royal Rajasthan!
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
In India , This is also famous as a " Suhag Dessert" , because it is extensively used during teej festival.
aditya28's picture
Thanks Ganesh and Neha, Enjoy this recipe.
I am searching and awaiting for the recipe. Ghewar is my favourite sweet,but GHEWAR is not available in pakistan. Thanks a lot for recipe . I will try as soon as.
kashvi's picture
thanks a lot fr such a wonderful will be more helpful if a video showing how to make it is attached please do try to post a video of this recipe as there is none available on the web....
skyss's picture
Good explanation by writer, but we think that one will not be able to prepare GHEWAR by the method given in the recipe.
skyss's picture
Good recipe, we feel that it is difficult for new person to make GHEWAr by the method explained thanks
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