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Course Dessert
Place of origin India
Region or state RajasthanHaryana,
Main ingredients Flour, ghee, kewra, milk, clarified butter, sugar, almonds, pistachio, saffron, green cardamom
Variations Mawa ghevar, malai ghevar
Cookbook: Ghevar  Media: Ghevar

Ghevar (Devanagari:घेवर) is a North Indian cuisine sweet[1] traditionally associated with the Teej Festival. It is disc-shaped sweet cake made with all-purpose flour and soaked in sugar syrup. There are many varieties of Ghevar, including plain, mawa and malai ghevar. Ghevar traces it roots to Rajasthan.

It is very famous in the adjoining states of Haryana,

Delhi, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh(in western parts), Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand

It is generally prepared in January for Makar Sankranti, in March–April for Gangaur and in July–August for the Teej festival.