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
- 1/2 teaspoon powdered green cardamom
- 1 strand saffron
- 1/2 tablespoon chopped almonds
- 6 inches silver vark
How to Make Ghevar
- Prepare sugar syrup of one string consistency.
- Take a large wide bowl and add solidified ghee in it.
- Take one ice cube at a time and rub the ghee vigorously till the ghee becomes very white in colour.
- Then add milk, flour and one cup water and make a smooth batter.
- Dissolve food colour in water and add to the batter.
- Take an aluminium cylindrical container.
- 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.
- Put in centre of ghee, slowly in one continuous thread-like stream.
- 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.
- Lift carefully at a slant and place on wire mesh to drain.
- 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.
- Let it cool and settle down, then top it with edible silver foil.
- Splash a few drops of saffron milk, sprinkle some chopped dry fruits and 1 tsp of cardamom powder.
- Ghever is ready to serve.