Tracing The Roots Of The Honeycomb Dessert – Ghevar!


Are you a foodie? Do you eat to live or live to eat? Either way sweets are one delicacy which everyone loves to indulge in every once in a while.

It is time to indulge in sweets and we are back with yet another story of a dessert.

The sweet dessert we have picked now is Ghevar.

So without further ado, here we go enlightening you more about the sweet you eat.

Ø Ghevar happens to be the traditional dessert of Rajasthan.

Ø It is also known as the honeycomb dessert.

Ø Disputed versions might suggest that the name and the dessert, Ghevar found its way to India from Persia/ Iran but there is no proof to back the story.

Ø The roots of the dessert can be traced back to Jaipur and Sonipat.

Ø It is prepared mainly during the festival of Teej and Raksha Bandhan.

Ø Ghevar, the circular disc of flour fried mildly, with sugar syrup resembles the tart.

Ø Mostly available in the months of monsoon as for the perfect shape of the ‘jhaali’ and for its making moisture is required. But in certain places the sweet is available all through the year.

Ø Ghevar is of many varieties. From plain ghevar, to malai ghevar, to paneer ghevar, to mawa ghevar and many more this lip smacking soaked in sugar syrup, filled with rabri and topped with saffron and dry fruits is a dessert everyone should try at least once.


Ø The dessert has the maximum sale during the celebrations of Teej.

Ø It is also popular in Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi.

This traditional Rajasthani sweet promises to be a yummy experience. So whenever you get a chance to have Ghevar, grab it with both hands.

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