Inji Murappa / Injimarappa / Ginger Candy

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.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: ginger


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


  • 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.