Inji Murappa / Injimarappa / Ginger Candy
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Inji Murappa

Injimarappa or Inji Murappa is a popular sweet found in common households of Tamil Nadu. It is made from ginger, wheat flour, ghee, and jaggery and is packed with many health benefits.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: ginger

Ingredients for Inji Murappa

  • 125 gms Ginger
  • 200 gms Jaggery
  • 1/2 cup Wheat Flour
  • 1 tsp Ghee

How to make Inji Murappa

  • Clean and wash the ginger.
  • Grind this to a smooth paste in a mixie.
  • Add enough water to wheat flour and mix well.
  • Add enough water to jaggery and mix well until all jaggery has dissolved. Strain to remove any impurities.
  • Heat the jaggery until it reaches a thick consistency.
  • Add the ground ginger paste and mix well.
  • Add the wheat flour paste and mix again.
  • When it has a thick consistency, add ghee and gently mix.
  • Remove and pour it into a plate.
  • Allow it to cool.
  • Cut it into small squares or rectangles.
  • Store it in an airtight container. This stays good for a year.
  • Use as required.