Ghewar

Ghewar is a delicious Rajasthani sweet, consists of rounded cakes of wheat flour which suger syrup is poured. Ghewar sweet known for its matchless sweetness comes in varieties such as plain, desi ghee, paneer and mawa. Paneer ghewar is garnished with paneer and is highly demanded for their tasty flavor.
It is generally prepared in January for Makar Sankranti, in March-April for Gangaur and in July-August for the Teej festival.
Ghewar   

Where To Get Ghewar in Rajasthan

To Taste Ghewar, you can check out the almost any sweet shop in Rajasthan especially Jaipur in festival season.
Do not miss the famous Panner Ghewar of Laxmi Misthan Bhandar (LMB). Situated at Johri Bazaar very close to both railway station and the bus stand, this is a famous age Swwet shop in Jaipur. Some of the select sweets that the LMB offers are Paneer Ghewar, Misri Mawa, Gulab Sakri, Rasmalai etc.

Ingredients Required to Make Ghewar

  • 4 cup flour
  • 2 cup ghee
  • 4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp chopped Almonds
  • 1 tbsp chopped Pistachios
  • 1 tbsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp Saffron (soaked in milk)
  • 1.5 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tbspsp Yellow colour

How To Make Ghewar ?

  • Mix flour, ghee, milk and 3 cups of water to make a batter.
  • Dissolve colour in the remaining water.
  • Mix the coloured water to batter.
  • Take an aluminium or steel cylindrical container.
  • Cylinder should have a height of at least 12", and a diameter of 5 6".
  • Fill half of the cylinder with ghee and heat.
  • Once the ghee is hot, pour a glass of batter in the centre of ghee.
  • Allow foam to settle.
  • Pour a glassful of batter in ghee again.
  • Once the foam gets settled again, place ghewar on mesh.
  • Prepare sugar syrup of one tar consistency.
  • Dip Ghewar in syrup so as to remove the extra oil.
  • Keep it for cooling.
  • Pour few drops of saffron water.
  • Sprinkle chopped almonds, pistachios and cardamom powder.