ghevar recipe | how to make crispy & porous ghewar at home

ghevar recipe | how to make crispy & porous ghewar at home with detailed photo and video recipe. a unique and crisp traditional rajasthani dessert recipe prepared mainly from maida and sugar syrup. basically, it is a disc-shaped sweet cake with porous texture and is mainly served by dipping it in sugar syrup or topped with milk rabdi. this classic indian sweet recipe is mainly prepared during a festival like teej or raksha bandhan or during the winter or rainy season of north india.
ghevar recipeghevar recipe | how to make crispy & porous ghewar at home with step by step photo and video recipe. a popular honeycomb dessert recipe which has its roots in the rajasthani and haryanvi cuisine. generally these days most of them prefer to buy ghevar from the local halwai or store as there is a misconception about this recipe assuming it be laborious and tough. however, it is the extremely simple recipe to prepare with few easy precautions.

the local halwai or the ones prepared in the store is made using a special disc-shaped equipment on a large scale. and hence the confusion about its feasibility to make with household utensils. however, the same quality of ghevar can be prepared in a home with a good density and deep pan. in other words, the ghewar batter is poured into such pans at a regular interval filled with hot oil. note that the quantity of batter has to be approximately of 2 tbsp and has to be poured at height of 8-10 cm. otherwise, you may miss the porous texture to ghewar and also it may stick to the bottom. during the entire frying process make sure it has to float and not settle at the bottom.

how to make crispy & porous ghewar at home

furthermore some tips, recommendations and serving ideas for ghevar recipe. firstly, i would heavily recommend sieving the maida or plain flour before proceeding with the batter preparation. secondly, make sure to rub the ghee with ice till it reaches a thick cream like consistency. basically, this step ensures to incorporate air bubbles with the batter and helps to attain porous texture. lastly, the ghewar sweet can be served with myriad options. it can be served plain with basic sugar syrup, or perhaps with mawa, rabri, malai, dry fruits, kevra and also silver vark.

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ghevar recipe
ghevar recipe | how to make crispy & porous ghewar at home
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: rajasthani
Servings: 7 servings
Author: Hebbars Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML)
for batter
  • ½ cup ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 block ice
  • 2 cup maida / plain flour / refined flour
  • ½ cup milk, chilled
  • 3 cup water, chilled
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
for sugar syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
other ingredients
  • oil / ghee for deep frying
  • dry fruits, for garnishing
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
  • silver vrak for garnishing
Instructions
  1. firstly, take ½ cup ghee and rub with ice block.

  2. now add 2 cup maida and crumble well.
  3. further, add ½ cup chilled milk and give a rough mix.
  4. additionally, add 3 cup of chilled water, 1 tsp lemon juice and make a smooth flowing consistency

  5. pour the 2 tbsp of batter keeping a good distance from hot oil.

  6. the batter will splatter and later the froth subsides. repeat 10-15 times

  7. pull the ghevar out once cooked, and drain off the oil completely.

  8. pour the sugar syrup over ghevar, garnish with chopped nuts and sprinkle cardamom powder.

  9. finally, garnish the ghevar with silver vrak or rabri and ready to serve.

how to make ghewar recipe with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take ½ cup ghee.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  2. also, take a large block of ice and start to rub.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  3. rub the ghee in a circular motion till the ghee thickens and turns creamy.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  4. keep rubbing for 5-6 minutes or till the ghee turns whitish.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  5. now add 2 cup maida and crumble well.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  6. do not knead the dough as we are going to make the batter.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  7. further, add ½ cup chilled milk and give a rough mix.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  8. additionally, add 1 cup of chilled water and make a thick batter.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  9. add another cup of chilled water and start to whisk for 5 minutes.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  10. furthermore, add 1 tsp lemon juice and another cup of chilled water.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  11. continue to whisk till there are no lumps.
  12. prepare a smooth flowing consistency ghevar batter. the batter is ready to make ghevar, keep chilled till you are ready to fry.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  13. heat ¾ level of ghee or oil in a saucepan (dia – 18 cm, depth – 9 cm) or large kadai placing a ring in the centre.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  14. make sure the oil is very hot, then pour the 2 tbsp of batter keeping a good distance from oil (approx 10 cm).
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  15. the batter will splatter and later the froth subsides.
    how to make crispy & porus ghewar at home
  16. pour another 2 tbsp of better in the centre in a thin stream keeping distance from oil.
    ghevar recipe
  17. repeat 10-15 times depending on the size of the saucepan.
    ghevar recipe
  18. make sure to leave a hole in the centre.
    ghevar recipe
  19. fry on medium flame till the ghevar turns golden brown.
    ghevar recipe
  20. scrape the sides with a knife and push ghevar into the oil.
    ghevar recipe
  21. continue to fry till the bubbles disappear completely.
    ghevar recipe
  22. pull the ghevar out gently, and drain off the oil completely. keep aside.
    ghevar recipe

sugar syrup preparation:

  1. now prepare the sugar syrup by taking 1 cup sugar and ¼ cup water.
    ghevar recipe
  2. dissolve the sugar completely and boil for 5 minutes.
    ghevar recipe
  3. continue to boil till 2 string consistency is attained.
    ghevar recipe
  4. pour the sugar syrup over ghevar or dip the ghevar in sugar syrup.
    ghevar recipe
  5. also, garnish with chopped nuts and sprinkle cardamom powder.
    ghevar recipe
  6. finally, garnish the ghevar with silver vrak or rabri and ready to serve.
    how to make crispy & porous ghewar at home

notes:

  • firstly, keep the batter really chilled to get honeycomb texture.
  • also, adjust the consistency of batter by adding ice cold water.
  • additionally, whisk well without allowing ghee or milk from curdling.
  • finally, ghevar can be stored for a month in an airtight container and dip in sugar syrup just before serving.
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