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Tricolour Recipe - Ghevar

Tricolor Ghevar

Khyatee Sardana
Disc-shaped sweet cake made with maida (all-purpose flour) and soaked in sugar syrup. 
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Sweets
Cuisine Indian, Rajasthani
Servings 6


  • 10 Cubes Ice
  • 750 ml Water
  • 250 gm All-purpose flour
  • A pinch of beetroot powder For red coloring
  • ½ cup Sunflower seeds
  • 2 cups Water
  • ½ tbsp Baking soda
  • 350 gm Pure desi ghee (clarified butter)


Natural coloring

  • For natural red coloring: A pinch of beetroot powder
  • For natural green coloring: Make a paste using 1/2 cup sunflower seeds + 2 cups water+ 1/2 tbsp baking soda. Sunflower seeds turn green with baking soda.


  • In a bowl add 250 gms of all-purpose flour
  • Then slowly add 750 ml of water in it
  • Mix it until there are no lumps
  • Gradually add ice cubes and then color into the mixing bowl
  • Continue to mix it for 10 minutes
  • Take a pan and pour desi ghee onto it (you can use refined oil as well) and inside the pan keep the Ghevar mould
  • Wait until the oil is extremely hot
  • Gradually start pouring the batter inside the mould. You will see a honeycomb structure is being built
  • Once completed, remove it with a ladle
  • Mix khoya and pure home made cream together
  • You can also add healthy organic nut powder/almonds/pistachios
Keyword Ghevar, Sweets