Ghevar Recipe

Ghevar Recipe

Cuisine: Rajasthani

Ghevar Recipe: Ghevar is a Rajasthani sweet made during festivals like Teej and Raksha Bandhan. It’s a disc-shaped sweet cake made from flour, milk, and soaked in sugar syrup.


  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar,

  • 1 cup Water

  • 3 cups Plain Flour

  • 1 cup Ghee

  • 3-4 icecubes

  • 4 cups water

  • 1/2 cup Milk

  • 1/4 tsp Yellow Colour

  • 1 kg Ghee

  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder

  • 1 tbsp Almonds chopped

  • 1 tbsp Pistachios

  • 1 tbsp Milk

  • 1/2 tsp Saffron dissolved in milk

  • Silver foil


  • Prepare syrup with 1 1/2 cups Sugar, 1 cup Water
  • Sugar syrup should be of 1 thread consistency and keep aside.
  • In a large bowl put ghee.
  • Add milk, flour and 1 cup water.
  • Mix together to make a smooth batter.
  • Dissolve colour in some water and add to batter.
  • Add more water as required.
  • Batter should be of running consistency.
  • Take an aluminium or steel cylindrical container.
  • The height should be moderate.
  • Fill half with ghee, Heat.
  • When ghee is hot, take a 50 ml, glassful of batter.
  • Pour in centre of ghee, slowly in one continuous threadlike stream.
  • Allow foam to settle.
  • Pour one more glassful in hole formed in centre.
  • When foam settles again, loosen ghevar with an iron skewer inserted in hole.
  • Place on a mesh to drain excessive oil.
  • Keep sugar syrup in a wide flat bottomed container to fit in ghevar.
  • Dip ghevar in it, and remove,
  • Keep aside on mesh to drain excess syrup .
  • Cool a little, top with silver foil.
  • Splash a few drops of saffron milk,
  • Sprinkle some chopped dryfruit and a few pinches of cardamom powder.
  • Ghevar is ready to be served.

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