Entry from British & World English dictionary
(In South Asia) a type of unrefined, solid brown sugar made from boiling sugar cane juice until dry.
- In the Indian subcontinent and in SE Asia a crude, dark palm sugar called jaggery or gur is used.
- The connoisseur would have the imli and gur mixed just so right and the chaat would be so hot as to make your eyes water.
- A favorite breakfast dish is panthabhat, leftover cold rice in water or milk mixed with gur (date palm sugar).
From Hindi guṛ and Marathi gūṛ, from Sanskrit guḍa.
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