We are sure that you must already be finding indulgence in winter desserts since the past one month. The magic of winters is best cherished with mouth watering sweets which can often find Jaggery as a healthier substitute for sugar.

While this is the perfect season to enjoy a small chunk of gur after dinner, it’s also the time to indulge in some homemade desserts or savouries made using jaggery. They will be tasty and nutritious too. Before you set out to try these recipes make sure the jaggery you buy from the market is pure and free from all adulterants.

1. Til Ladoo

A festive treat, Til Ladoo is usually prepared during festivals including Lohri. It is a delicate, traditional winter sweet, made with roasted sesame seeds, jaggery and flavoured with saffron.

Til Ladoo using Jaggery

2. Gur ka Halwa

An Indian dessert made with semolina, jaggery and loads of nuts, this halwa is perfect to ward off cold and cough blues and satisfy your sweet tooth too.

3. Gulgule

Thick batter made out of atta, saunf, gur and ghee and deep fried, gulgule are the easiest and quickest to prepare.

4. Peanut Chikki

A yummy peanut brittle or chikki made with jaggery. It is a perfect snack to gorge on in winters to keep your body warm.

5. Amchoor ki launji

A sidekick that is sweet and sour in one bite! Amchoori ki Launji is made with dry mango powder, jaggery and spices. Mouth-watering much?


As the cold begins biting, let’s load up with the goodness of Jaggery and enjoy the yummy Indian treats with this good old Indian marvel!