Gund Paak

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Gundar Pak / Paak – Edible Gum Fudge is a traditional Gujarati delicacy which is often prepared during the winter season. These exotic and unique taste bars consists of Bawal/Baval Gundar or gond ( edible gum ) ghee, jaggery and lots of special herbs and spices.
 

These sort of recipes were devised by our ancestors to serve as a delicious tonic to keep the body in good condition during harsh winters. All these hearty and homemade winter foods are wholesome, comforting and make you feel so good in the frigid winter months.

 

Gund Paak

Sukaina Nasser Mamado
Gundar Pak / Paak - Edible Gum Fudge is a traditional Gujarati delicacy which is often prepared during the winter season. These exotic and unique taste bars consists of Bawal/Baval Gundar or gond ( edible gum ) ghee, jaggery and lots of special herbs and spices.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course sweet starters
Cuisine Indian, South Asia
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 kilogram kilogram ghee OR 1/2 litre oil
  • 375 grams wholemeal flour 
  • 250 grams gum (gund) - very small pieces 
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Slivered almonds, pistachios, and poppy seeds for decoration
  • 1/2 kilogram(kg) sugar (For Syrup(chasni))
  • 1 Cup water (For Syrup (chasni))

Instructions
 

  • Frythe gum in hot ghee or oil until it pops; remove and leave aside
  • To the oil add the flour and fry on low heat until golden brown
  • Stir in the milk for a few minutes, then remove from heat
  • Add the gum, saffron and ground spices
  • in a separate saucepan prepare the syrup (chasni): Boil the sugar with 1 cup of water to make a thick syrup, testing between fingers to see that it forms 2-3 threads
  • Add the syrup to the prepared mixture and mix thoroughly
  • Spread the mixture evenly onto a greased tray
  • Sprinkle generously with the slivered nuts and poppy seeds
  • When cool, cut into desired shapes
Keyword gund, jugu paak

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