Gwaramari is a typical Newari dish especially served during breakfast. It is round bread usually served hot or warm.
Gwaramari is a local Newari word spoken by a community in Kathmandu Valley. It is prepared with plain flour batter mixed with yeast and some ghee and then deep-fried, mostly popular in local Newari restaurants.
If you are around Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur area, you can find numerous local Newari restaurants that serve gwaramari. Gwaramari recipe is a healthy quick snack that is easy to make. It is soft from inside and crispy from outside.
Gwaramari is served with a cup of masala tea or chutney/achar. It can be enjoyed alone as well or with some vegetable curry. Just give a try to this local Newari gwaramari recipe, I am sure you’ll love it. You just need a few ingredients, and it will take approximately 10-15 minutes to cook.
Ingredients for Gwaramari
- a bowl of all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon yeast
- 1/2 cup sugar
- A pinch of red chili pepper
- salt to taste
- Lukewarm water
- Oil to fry
How to make gwarmari
- First of all, mix up all-purpose flour, salt, sugar, red chili pepper, and yeast in a vessel
- After that add lukewarm water little by little to make it a thick batter
- Heat up 1/2 liter of oil in the pan and then be ready to make a batter
- Whisk the batter for 5 minutes, unless it is very sticky, make sure to whisk in the same direction. If you have no whisk, you can also use a spoon as well
- If its possible leave the batter overnight otherwise at least for 30 minutes
- Then, drop the batter in the oil slowly using a spoon or hand making the flame low.
- Fry it in medium flame until the gwarmari turns golden brown and crispy.
- And it’s ready to serve with a cup of tea
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