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

  1. First of all, mix up all-purpose flour, salt, sugar, red chili pepper, and yeast in a vessel
  2. After that add lukewarm water little by little to make it a thick batter
  3. Heat up 1/2 liter of oil in the pan and then be ready to make a batter
  4. 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
  5. If its possible leave the batter overnight otherwise at least for 30 minutes
  6. Then, drop the batter in the oil slowly using a spoon or hand making the flame low.
  7. Fry it in medium flame until the gwarmari turns golden brown and crispy.
  8. And it’s ready to serve with a cup of tea

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