Traditional Ghevar Recipe by Delicious Recipe

  • 2 cups All-purpose flour(Maida)
  • 1/2 cup ghee/clarified butter
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • few ice cubes
  • oil for frying
  • 2-liter water
For syrup
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
For Serving 
  • 1/4 cup pistachios and almonds, chopped
  • Silver varak, optional
  • 1 cup rabadi to serve
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • Few saffron strands


  • In a mixing bowl add ghee and ice cubes and start rubbing with fingers until the ghee is pale and light. 
  • Remove the ice cubes and add all-purpose flour ( Maida) and lemon juice. Start adding the water a little by little and mix to avoid lumps.
  • Add all of the water and make a thin batter. Let the batter rest in the refrigerator for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil for frying on low to medium heat in a wok.
  • Make sugar syrup by boiling sugar and water for about 8-10 minutes. Add cardamom powder, saffron and keep it aside.
  • Once the oil is hot enough start pouring the batter fille din a ladle from a little height. Make a hole in the center using a skewer or back of the spoon.
  • Keep pouring the batter after every 15 seconds until you have enough and desired thickness of ghevar.
  • When the sides of ghevar start releasing from the wok, take out the ghevar using a tong or chopstick.
  • Likewise, make all the ghevars. Pour the sugar syrup on top of ghevars and sprinkle pistachios and decorate with silver varak.
  • Serve topped with Rabdi and enjoy.

  • You can store the ghevar for a week or so without adding the rabadi. 
  • Do not make a thick batter and always pour the batter from a height fo better results.
  • Keep stirring the batter every time before taking it for pouring


  1. ghevar wah meri favourite hai mai bhi kota se hu aaj hi ghevar banaya apki recipe se turned out delicious


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