Something special for Sankranti – a traditional, rustic mithai that celebrates the harvest.

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Main Ingredients Jaggery (gur), Whole wheat flour (atta)
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Mithais
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Gurpapdi

  • 1 1/4 cups Jaggery (gur)
  • 2 cups Whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 1 cup + 2 teaspoons Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • a generous Nutmeg powder


  1. Heat one cup of ghee in a non-stick kadai and add the flour. Cook, stirring continuously, on medium heat for fifteen to twenty minutes, or till fragrant and brown.
  2. Remove from the heat and add half the cardamom powder. Mix well.
    After five to six minutes add the jaggery and mix till well blended.
  3. Grease a thali with the remaining ghee. Transfer the mixture to the thali and spread evenly. Mix together the remaining cardamom powder and nutmeg powder, and sprinkle over the gurpapdi.
  4. Leave to set at room temperature. Cut into squares or diamonds and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 3871
Carbohydrates 445.7
Protein 37.3
Fat 215.3