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510 jaggery recipes


Last Updated : Apr 13,2018




Sugarcane is crushed to extract juice and then the juice is strained and boiled for few hours. This concentrated liquid is added into moulds and kept to cool off till it hardens. The color ranges from golden yellow to dark brown. It can even be extracted from palm sugar or date palm. These days sugar has been used extensively used which is a refined, crystallized form of jaggery. They both are alternatively used as sweetener in Indian cuisine.  

Jaggery has a number of health benefits like it helps in digestion and improves blood circulation. It is a rich source of iron and vitamin C, it helps relieve cold and cough, boosts energy and immunity. Additionally, gur is known to have properties that keep your body warm, hence it is widely consumed during winters.

Makar Sankranti is a Hindu harvest festival celebrated all over India in different forms. In southern India it is celebrated as Pongal, Bihu in Assam, Lohri in Punjab, Poush Sangkranti in West Bengal, Maghi in Himachal Pradesh. People in Gujarat fly kites in the beautiful sky and relish saat dhaan khichri and undhiyu. Maharashtrians exchange laddu and greet , "Til, gud ghya ni god god bola" which means Eat Til and Gur and speak well. Families prepare different delicacies like Til Papdi chikki, peanut chikki, Kurmura chikki, Til and dryfruit chikki, sweet pongal.

Indian festivals or any other occasions are incomplete without sweets and also, we have a big sweettooth for desserts post meals. Jaggery has always been used to make a number of traditional desserts like Gur Chawal , Puran poli, Moong Dal Payasam, Modak, Gulgule.

Gujarati's love to add a touch of sweetness to their food. Jaggery balances the salty, sour and spicy flavors of the dish. Try these Gujarati Dal, Dal Dhokli , Toovar DalLachko Dal , Fajeto  to tantalize your tastebuds!

Jaggery is also used to make a variety of chutneys, which acts as an accompaniment that never fails our tastebuds. Blend some simple ingredients along with jaggery to create a medley of flavours. Ginger chutney, Coriander chutney, Mysore chutney, Malgapodi, Khajur Imli ki chutney pairs well with appetizers.

 

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Recipe# 42563
21 May 18
 by Tarla Dalal
A quick and easy accompaniment from the Karnataka repertoire, the Tomato Gojju is a spicy tomato curry with shades of tanginess and sweetness too. The tomato is sautéed and flavoured with a traditional tempering, a little jaggery ....
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Recipe# 33346
19 May 18
 by Tarla Dalal
Bharleli Vaangi is a semi-dry subzi that is very popular in Maharashtra. It is one of those magical recipes that has withstood the test of time, and remains popular across generations thanks to its tongue-tickling taste and ease of preparation. The brinjal ....
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Recipe# 4362
18 May 18
 
by Tarla Dalal
The Mangalorean Drumstick Curry is traditional fare that reflects the rich and vibrant flavours of Indian cuisine. Thanks to the abundance of coconuts along the Kerala and Konkan coast, these cuisines use coconut generously in the masalas and garnishes. Here, in this preparation, drumstick and potat ....
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Recipe# 619
23 Nov 14
 
by Tarla Dalal
Mixed kathol features a wonderful combo of pulses cooked and presented the gujarati way. Kathol is part of the ‘jaman’ served during the festive seasons, but it is also made regularly in gujarati households throughout the year.
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Recipe# 3567
20 Sep 16
 by Tarla Dalal
Bharwan Baingan always means a dose of excitement for your taste buds, whether it is made the Punjabi way with a rich coconut-based masala, or in a healthy way with less oil! Here is a super tasty version of Bharwan Baingan, in which the brinjals are stuffed with a sweet, tangy and spicy besan m ....
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Recipe# 3435
05 May 18
 
by Tarla Dalal
Garlic is often added in small quantities to chutneys and pickles as part of their flavouring, but as in this recipe, it can also be the main ingredient of a hot and sweet garlic pickle. The sweetness is provided by jaggery. The garlic pods can be cooked as in this recipe or matured in the sun. The ....
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Recipe# 33328
16 May 10
 by Tarla Dalal
Khajur imli ki chutney, this iron-rich chutney is a traditional and very common one, but never fails to impress. It is a safe bet to serve during any party as you can be sure your guests will like it.
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Recipe# 4341
26 Apr 18
 
by Tarla Dalal
Sev Tameta is an easy to make, sweet-tangy Gujarati subzi made by tempering tomatoes with cumin seeds and curry leaves. Deep-fried vermicelli made using gram called as sev is added to give a crispy texture to the subzi. Add the sev just before serving to a ....
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Recipe# 4237
19 Apr 18
 
by Tarla Dalal
A chutney with raw mango and onion may surprise you, but making this a part of your daily diet helps to prevent you from sunstrokes.
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Recipe# 41000
03 Apr 18
 by Tarla Dalal
Think chikki, and peanut is the first option that comes to mind! Indeed, the combination of peanuts and jaggery, prepared in a crisp and exciting form, is a time-tested and ever-popular snack, which has won the hearts of Indians and others. Here is a detailed step-by-step recipe that shows you how t ....
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Recipe# 39896
05 Apr 18
 by Tarla Dalal
A treat for the sweet tooth, the Oats and Mixed Nuts Ladoo is made with a nutritious combination of oats, jaggery and nuts. You will love the intense flavour of jaggery, the mealy mouth-feel of powdered oats and the interludes of crunchy nuts. This delicious tit-bit also scores a 10/10 o ....
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Recipe# 600
23 Nov 14
 
by Tarla Dalal
An unusual delicacy of fenugreek seeds cooked with papad in a sweet and spicy gravy. Methi seeds have excellent medicinal properties—amongst other benefits, they are iron-rich while also being a natural body coolant. Normally, only a few spoons of methi seeds are used in any recipe; hence the plenti ....
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Recipe# 5015
22 Mar 18
 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional treat that has withstood the test of time, Kurmura Chikki, with its wonderful crunch and puffy texture is loved across generations! Light yet satiating, this tasty chikki is also easy to prepare, with minimal ingredients. Using jaggery instead of white sugar retains the tradition ....
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Recipe# 2940
12 Mar 18
 by Tarla Dalal
A nutritious treat for to-be moms, as the winning combo of sesame seeds and jaggery gives a good boost of iron, which is required to maintain healthy haemoglobin levels. Pop a Til Chikki into your mouth whenever you feel nauseous, and you are sure to feel better instantly. When making this chikk ....
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