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by Praveen Kumar
A traditional Gujarati dessert made during weddings.
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Kansar is a traditional Gujarati sweet made during special occasions or festivals. It is given by the bride’s mother to the groom during wedding ceremony. It is also known as Lapsi.

kansar lapsi - Kansar


kansar lapsi 380x380 - Kansar
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Kansar (Lapsi) Recipe

A traditional Gujarati dessert made during weddings.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Gujarati
Keyword: dessert, wedding

Ingredients for Kansar (Lapsi)

  • 2 cup Thick Whole Wheat Flour (or Coarse Wheat)
  • 1 cup Jaggery
  • 2 tblsp Ghee
  • 100 g Powdered Sugar
  • Water as required

For Garnish

  • few Almonds / Cashew Nuts chopped and toasted

How to make Kansar (Lapsi)

  • Mix the wheat flour with 1 tblsp of ghee in a bowl and keep aside.
  • Heat a heavy bottomed pan over medium flame.
  • Add 3 cups of water and jaggery.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce flame to low.
  • Add the remaining ghee and mix well.
  • Add the wheat flour and stir well.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes or until all water has been absorbed or evaporated, stirring from time to time.
  • Remove and transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Sprinkle sugar on top and garnish with almonds.
  • Serve at once.

image via ghar ka tadka

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