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Kewra or Kewda (Hindi: केवड़ा, Urdu: کیوڑہ‎) is a Panadanas Syrup used to flavour North Indian and Pakistani sweets.


The kewda essence is an extract that's distilled from pandanus flowers. Water, lime, sugar and kewda essence are mixed to make Kewra syrup.


North Indian and Pakistani cuisine usually flavours the use of kewra in their recipes. Kewra is also used meat dishes of Pakistani cuisine.