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Gaund ka Sheera

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A nutritious winter recipe made in most gujju households.

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Gond ka Sheera recipe - How to make Gond ka Sheera

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 servings
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1/2 cup ghee
1 cup powdered edible gum (gond)
2 cups milk
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
2 tsp powdered mixed nuts

For The Garnish
2 tbsp almond (badam) slivers

Method for gond ka sheera

    Method for gond ka sheera
  1. Heat ghee in a kadhai, add the gaund little by little and fry till fluffy and light brown in colour. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
  2. In the same kadhai add the milk and allow to boil for 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Add the fried gaund and cook till it becomes thick and light brown in colour.
  4. Add the sugar and cook, till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan,while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the cardamom powder and powdered mixed nuts and cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve gond ka sheera hot garnished with almond slivers and serve hot.

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what is gond ka sheera made of ?

  1. what is gaund ka sheera made of? is made from 1/2 cup ghee, 1 cup powdered edible gum (gaund), 2 cups milk (approx.), 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder and 2 tsp powdered mixed nuts. See below image of list of ingredients for gaund ka sheera.

what is Gond ?

  1. Gond is an edible gum, extracted from the bark of a tree. Pale, brownish yellow coloured crystals of gaund are easily available in shops. You first need to deep-fry the crystals till they fluff up and then powder them before use in recipes. Gond is a heat-giving food that is heartily devoured in Rajasthan during the merciless winter months.  https://www.tarladalal.com/gond-ke-ladoo-dinkache-ladoo-3909r
  2. Edible gum is considered to be a warming food and helps generate heat in the body. Thus it usually eaten in the cold weather of winter months. Some research also says that it helps in bone strengthening and thus recommended during pregnancy and lactation. However, more research in this field is needed. Gond Ladoos are quite often served to lactating mothers as it is considered as a galactagogue. While edible gum aids in supporting the new mum’s bones, the ghee from these ladoos are considered to help in providing the much needed energy and lubricating the joints as well. However, these ladoos are calorie laden too. Hence should be consumed in moderation. 

frying the gond

  1. Heat 1/2 cup ghee in a kadhai.
  2. Drop a small piece of gond and see if the ghee is hot enough. The gond should rise and puff up. 
  3. If it puffs up add gond in 3 batches.  
  4. Deep-fry the gaund till the pieces puffs up.  
  5. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside. 
  6. Place the gond in batches on a rolling pin to crush. 
  7. Crush the cooled gond coarsely with a rolling pin. Don't use your fingers as this will take forever to crush the gond. 
  8. Keep aside.

making gond ka sheera

  1. In the same kadhai add 2 cups milk.
  2. Allow to boil for 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Add the fried gaund.
  4. Cook till it becomes thick and light brown in colour.
  5. Add 1 1/2 cups sugar.
  6. Cook, till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan,while stirring continuously.
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  8. Add 1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder.
  9. Add 2 tsp powdered mixed nuts.
  10. Cook for 5 minutes.
  11. Garnish with almond slivers.
  12. Serve hot.

tips for gond ka sheera

    Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
    Energy1572 cal
    Protein9.2 g
    Carbohydrates236.4 g
    Fiber0 g
    Fat61.4 g
    Cholesterol32 mg
    Sodium73 mg
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