KANSAR: Traditional Gujarati Sweet Dish
Dr. OZ has very good ideas about healthy lifestyles from all over the world. Often his discussions take me back to my roots. I was watching his show and the topic was "Cracked Wheat for Anti-aging."
Our ancestors' knew all about the food with high nutrition value which includes cracked wheat. Here is the good old traditional sweet dish using cracked wheat which is made on any auspicious day such as wedding, festivals like Diwali.
Kansar is believed to bring good Luck!!
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Cooking level: easy
3/4 cup Cracked Wheat or Wheat Germ
1/4 cup Whole Wheat flour
4 Cups water
3 tbsp Jaggery or Molasses or Agave Nectar or brown sugar
2 tsp White fine sugar in powder form for sprinkling
3 tbsp Ghee or Unsalted butter
For vegan and Jain may use canola oil.
1.Mix cracked wheat and wheat flour.
2. Add 1tbsp of ghee or clear butter or oil for vegan in the flour.
3. In a medium sauce pan, boil the water add jaggery or molasses or agave nectar for sugar free recipe
4.Add crack wheat with flour mixture in boiling water.
5. Mix well and cook for 15 minutes on a low heat.
6.Check for water is absorbed completely.
7. Take it out in a plate sprinkle with ghee/oil and powdered sugar.
Labels: Cracked Wheat, Desserts- indian sweet dishes, Diwali Sweet., Jain, Kansar, vegan, Wheat Germ