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Ghughari , Holi Prasad Recipe

Priya Joshi | Mar 23, 2016 | 13 Comments so far

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Hey friends,
It is Holi today. Before i start talking,I am wishing you and your family a very happy,Healthy and prosperous holi. Also My friends in Brussels, hope you are safe. Holi is our festival of colors and you all must be ready to celebrate it with your friends and family.Celebration is Started  actually and i am here to share my town tradition with you.
The recipe i am going to share today is may be forgetten recipe and it is also possible that you may not even heard about this.
Ghughari is nothing but just boiled whole wheat and black chick peas serve with coconut pieces. Ghughari is sweeter in taste because jaggery is added to give sweetness.

Indians, You all know that It is two days celebration and first day is known as Holika Dahan which is today and tomorrow will be Rangwali holi.Holika Dahan is celebrated by burning holika(the devil).
Friends, Traditionally This recipe is prepared under the flame holika.Large Clay pot is sealed with Dough and Clay lid.They add water and Soaked whole wheat into this clay pot and sealed them. Set this pot under that place where holika is going to burn. This ghughari is cooked by the flame of holika.
The very next day On Rangwali Holi day.The head of the society or the group who conducted holika dahan in particular area will distribute this ghughari as a Prasad among the residents.

I just try to recreate the version of ghughari in my kitchen just to live my childhood memories again.
Remember guys, This recipe is not meant for taste. I am just Sharing my tradition with you.
This recipe has a plain taste so majority of people doesn't like this version of ghughari. But Here in pune, I miss all those little things so i tried to create this at home..
Have a fabulous Holi friends.

Recipe Details for making Ghughari below:

  Ghughari Recipe

Prep Time :5-6 hours
Cook Time :15 min
Total Time :6 hours-20min
Main Ingredient :Whole Wheat
Serves : nill
Cuisine :Gujarat

Ingredients:
  • Whole Wheat - 3/4 cup
  • Black Chick peas - 1 tbsp
  • Jaggery - 3 tbsp
  • Water 1 cup [approx]
    Method/Assembling: 
    1. Soak Whole wheat and chickpeas together for atleast 5-6 hours.
    2. Drain It well.
    3. Roast them in 1 tsp ghee until it leaves its aroma and wheat turn in golden brown color.
    4. Add Water and jaggery.
    5. Pressure cook this mixture for 15 min on medium flame OR 5-6 whistles.
    6. Serve Hot with fresh pieces of coconuts.


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      13 comments

      1. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe of the prasad. Happy Holi:)

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      2. Nice to know about your tradition...

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      3. Happy Holi dear. This is something new. Looks yummy!

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      4. Nice post, love your sharing so much, thank you!

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      5. Thank you so much friend for liking my share

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      6. Priya, I hope I'm not too late in wishing you a Happy Holi! :) Your Ghughari looks so delicious and hearty. I think the milder taste would make it a perfect accompaniment to other bolder dishes. :) Happy to explore your site. Have a wonderful weekend and holiday! :)

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      7. This is so interesting!! Looks amazing :)

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      8. Happy Holi and loved reading about the tradition and the prasad. Great Priya.

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      9. Happy holi to you and family, Today I learned one more new recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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      10. Happy holi to you and your family. Have a great time. Enjoy your festival. The dessert looks wildly tempting. Keep rocking as usual

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      11. Happy holi to you and your family. Have a great time. Enjoy your festival. The dessert looks wildly tempting. Keep rocking as usual

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      12. Mmmm, this ghughari prasad sound holistic, Priya. Hope you have an awesome Holi. Have a wonderful long weekend! :)

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      13. Thank you friends, glad you liked this

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