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Ghevar Recipe – How to make Ghevar at home?

Ghevar Recipe – How to make Ghevar at home?

Ghevar is a special sweet for the festival of Sawan and Rakhsha Bandhan. Being an Indian resident we can find Ghevar everywhere in the market during these festivals, but people who stay in foreign countries are not able to find it so easily. The good news is that you can easily make it at home and surprise your family members. So lets make Ghevar Sweet today at home.

Have you seen Ghevar getting made in any sweet shop? We require a special pan with good density to make Ghevar. It should be approximately 12 inch deep and 7-8 inch broad. The Ghevar is put into these pans filled with ghee and fried. But you need not worry about it, as it is possible to make Ghevar in any regular pan also.

Directions

Getting ready:

Sieve refined flour in a bowl.

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Peel the green cardamom. Crush its seeds to make a fine powder.

ghevarMaking:

Take a big bowl and pour ghee to it followed by 8-10 ice cubes. Whisk them together until ghee converts into cream like consistency. When the butter becomes somewhat like cream then remove the ice cubes and again whisk the butter till it turns smooth.

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When ghee becomes smooth like cream then add refined flour and milk to it. Whisk everything together till it becomes smooth. Now add water in small portions and whisk until the lumps dissolves completely. Smooth batter is now ready with flowing consistency. Now add lemon juice and mix it well.

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Heat enough ghee in a wok to fry ghevar. Ghee should be piping hot. Pour a spoonful of batter into the hot ghee. Batter will splatter into the ghee then again pour some batter in thin stream into it. Make the ghevar as thick as desired.

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Press the ghevar slightly so that it gets immersed in ghee completely. Let it fry for a while until it becomes golden brown in color.

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Drain out the fried ghevar with a thin stick on a bowl placed over a plate so that the ghee seeps out in the bowl. Handle the ghevar with care because they are very delicate. Similarly, prepare all the ghevar until the batter is utilized completely.

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To make sugar syrup, heat a vessel with 2 cups of sugar and 1 cup of water. Let the sugar dissolve completely. After that add some milk into it so that it becomes clean. Using a spoon remove the impurities layered on the top of the syrup.

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To check the syrup, take few drops of it in a bowl. Let it cool off. Stick some syrup between index finger and thumb and stretch them apart. If two strands appear between the fingers then syrup is ready. Sugar syrup of two thread consistency is now ready.

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Turn off the flame and place the vessel on wire rack. Add green cardamom powder into the syrup. Mix it well. Let the syrup cool down for a while. Use it later.

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Place a ghevar on the top of a bowl placed over a plate. Drizzle sugar syrup gently on the top of the ghevar with the help of a spoon. After applying the syrup all over the ghevar, transfer it to a plate. Likewise, prepare all the ghevar and stack them on a plate.

ghevarServing:

Take generous amount of rabri and spread an even and thin layer on the top of a ghevar. Sprinkle some sliced pistachios and saffron strands on it. Press them gently with a spoon. Serve this crisp, delectable and mouth-watering ghevar as it is and enjoy!

ghevarSuggestions

  • The vessel you are using for making ghevar should be deep and thick bottom vessel. When ghevar batter is poured in the ghee it splatters so if you use shallow vessel then ghee will spill out of the vessel.
  • You can garnish it with sliced almonds or cardamom powder.
  • Measure the ingredients properly while preparing the batter. Mix everything really well until the batter becomes smooth like cream.

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Ghevar Recipe - How to make Ghevar at home? ghevar
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cups (250 grams)
  • Ghee – ¼ cup (50 grams)
  • Milk – ¼ cup (50 grams)
  • Ghee – for frying
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 2 cups
  • Green cardamom - 4
Instructions
  1. Sieve refined flour in a bowl.
  2. Peel the green cardamom. Crush its seeds to make a fine powder.
  3. Take a big bowl and pour ghee to it followed by 8-10 ice cubes. Whisk them together until ghee converts into cream like consistency.
  4. When ghee becomes smooth like cream then add refined flour and milk to it. Whisk everything together till it becomes smooth. Now add water in small portions and whisk until the lumps dissolves completely. Now add lemon juice and mix it well.
  5. Heat enough ghee in a wok to fry ghevar. Ghee should be piping hot. Pour a spoonful of batter into the hot ghee.
  6. Press the ghevar slightly so that it gets immersed in ghee completely. Let it fry for a while until it becomes golden brown in color.
  7. Drain out the fried ghevar with a thin stick on a bowl placed over a plate. Similarly, prepare all the ghevar until the batter is utilized completely.
  8. To make sugar syrup, heat a vessel with 2 cups of sugar and 1 cup of water. Let the sugar dissolve completely. After that add some milk into it so that it becomes clean. Using a spoon remove the impurities layered on the top of the syrup.
  9. Sugar syrup of two thread consistency is now ready. Turn off the flame . Add green cardamom powder into the syrup. Mix it well.
  10. Place a ghevar on the top of a bowl placed over a plate. Drizzle sugar syrup gently on the top of the ghevar with the help of a spoon.
  11. Take generous amount of rabri and spread an even and thin layer on the top of a ghevar. Sprinkle some sliced pistachios and saffron strands on it. Serve this crisp, delectable and mouth-watering ghevar as it is and enjoy!

 

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