Lakhamari

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Lakhamari
Type Confectionery
Main ingredients Flour, sugar, butter
Cookbook:Lakhamari  Lakhamari

Lākhāmari (Nepalese: लाखामरि) is a type of sweet of Newars. It is made of flour, sugar, butter and other ingredients. It can be made in different shapes and are named differently depending upon the shapes. It is customarily given to guests of marriage ceremony in some Newar subculture. Prior to marriage, the groom has to provide 'lakhamari's to the bride's family, which they will send along with the invitation card for marriage. However, lakhamaris will only be sent to close relatives. Lakhamari can be stored in dry for many days.