Gur Pare Recipe | Punjabi Gur Para | Diwali Sweets with Gud | Kunal Kapur Jaggery Recipes


The Gur Pare Recipe is a traditional Punjabi sweet that is made during the festive season or when there is a special occasion in the family, Gur Para or Gur Pare Recipe is prepared with maida and wheat flour, coated in jaggery syrup and flavored with cardamom. A crispy cracker prepared from plain flour frosted with jaggery to give this savory the most scrumptious sweet blend. Ready To Eat Healthy Snack – No Preservative, 100% Natural and Fresh Ingredients. It is made using the finest and freshest Jaggery. Good Munch/ Great For Health/ Consistency in taste and quality. Once you pop, You just can’t stop!

Makes – 1.2kg


Maida – 500 gms/2cups

Ghee – 150 gms/ ½cup

Baking powder – ¼ tsp

Baking soda – ¼ tsp

Water – 100ml/1cup (approx)

For syrup

Gur (crushed jaggery) – 500gms/ 2½ cups

Water – a dash

Saunf (fennel seeds) – 1tbsp

Ghee – 1 tbsp


Mix together flour, ghee, baking powder and baking soda and rub them together. Add a little water to make a soft dough.

Give it rest for 10mins and then roll it out about ½ cm in thickness. Cut into 1inch long fingers and deep fry till golden brown on medium hot oil. Remove to an absorbent paper.

Melt together gur and water and make it into a syrup. Cook till it froths up and comes to crackling stage. To check the same, drop a little melted jaggery in a bowl of water. Collect the jaggery and make a ball off it and press it between your finger. If it is getting hard and on dropping it make a loud pop noise then it is ready for the next step.

Turn off the gas and add saunf, fried paras and mix them together. Keep mixing till all of jaggery is coated on to the fried dough. Add a spoon of ghee and mix again. Remove to a large plate or tray and toss them. Separate the ones that stick to each other. Cool them completely and serve them.