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Unrefined sugar made from the sap of palm trees or sugarcane.

[Portuguese dialectal jágara, probably from Malayalam śarkkara, from Sanskrit śarkarā, sugar, grit.]
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(ˈdʒæɡərɪ) ,




(Cookery) a coarse brown sugar made in the East Indies from the sap of the date palm
[C16: from Hindi jāgrī; compare Sanskrit sárkarā gritty substance, sugar]
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(ˈdʒæg ə ri)

a coarse, dark sugar, esp. that made from the sap of East Indian palm trees.
[1590–1600; < Portuguese (of India) jágara, jagre < Malayalam chakkara < Skt śarkarā sugar]
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Noun1.jaggery - unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
Cycas revoluta, sago palm - dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago
Arenga pinnata, gomuti, gomuti palm, sugar palm - Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago
carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar - an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
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Made from flour, jaggery and coconut, modaks are available at every sweet shops and one can buy varieties of these humble dumpling.
Further, Rs.264 Million for Resettlement Activities; Rs.300 Million for Gamperaliya Programme; Rs.32.5 Million for Rural Infrastructure Development Projects (RIDP); Rs.24 Million for Palmyrah development including toddy bottling, jaggery production and sweet sap production has been allocated by this Ministry said V.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Authority in a joint venture with excise intelligence early Monday sealed a synthetic Gurh (Jaggery) making factory situated inside a home at Hazar Khwani area of the provincial capital.
They eat dried or green grass, chickpeas and jaggery, he added.
The Ministry of Commerce took up the issue with their Afghan counterparts, a separate HS Code was allocated and duty on jaggery was dropped from 20% to 03%.
He said 'Gurr' (jaggery) has the largest production in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but it could not be exported to Afghanistan and other countries of the region due to border closure and unrest in the region.
Gently boil the cream with the jaggery and molasses (you can increase or reduce based on taste preference)
The market price of the crop remained high in the early days of gur (jaggery) making.
The primary sources of heme iron are hemoglobin (Hb) and myoglobin which is obtained from consumption of meat, poultry, and fish, whereas non-heme iron is obtained from cereals, pulses, legumes, jaggery, fruits, and vegetable.
Add 1 cup jaggery with 1/2 cup of water in a heavy bottom pan.
It is undoubtedly on the most popular sweet dishes of Maharashtra, which is prepared by roasting delicious chana dal and jaggery stuffed puran poli in clarified butter.
With the door locked from the inside, staff members with plenty to hide and a student missing from the school, DS Brennan, aided by the scowling Constable Jaggery, wrestles with one of his most intricate investigations yet.