Ghewar is a disc-shaped sweet with a texture that resembles a honeycomb is made with all purpose flour and soaked in sugar syrup. Ghevar is a traditional Rajasthani sweet is making for teej and rakhi festival.

Ingredients of Ghevar

  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 pieces ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 2 1/2 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon edible food color
  • 1 cup sugar
For Toppings

  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered green cardamom
  • 1 strand saffron
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped almonds
  • 6 inches silver vark

How to Make Ghevar

  1. Prepare sugar syrup of one string consistency.
  2. Take a large wide bowl and add solidified ghee in it.
  3. Take one ice cube at a time and rub the ghee vigorously till the ghee becomes very white in colour.
  4. Then add milk, flour and one cup water and make a smooth batter.
  5. Dissolve food colour in water and add to the batter.
  6. Take an aluminium cylindrical container.
  7. Fill half of the container with ghee. Heat it and once the ghee is hot enough, then take a 50 ml, a glassful of the batter.
  8. Put in centre of ghee, slowly in one continuous thread-like stream.
  9. Put one more glassful in a hole formed in the centre. When the foam settles again, loosen the Ghevar with an iron skewer inserted in the hole.
  10. Lift carefully at a slant and place on wire mesh to drain.
  11. Keep hot syrup in a wide flat-bottomed container to fit in the Ghevar. Then, dip the Ghevar in it and remove it to drain out the excess syrup.
  12. Let it cool and settle down, then top it with edible silver foil.
  13. Splash a few drops of saffron milk, sprinkle some chopped dry fruits and 1 tsp of cardamom powder.
  14. Ghever is ready to serve.


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