Jaggery Brown Sugar GURR 

have often visited an agricultural land in my village the city of
Mardan is situated in Pakistan in the province of
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (former NWFP). This
agricultural land comes on the way to Charsadda. There are many agricultural
lands. The population of this place is mostly associated with agriculture. Besides,
with cash crops property owners landlords are here to cultivate many vegetable
crops also. A cash crop includes sugar cane and wheat. Sugar has rare in the
current situation. Also, people used to eat cheap sweet brown sugar. People
here generally like to eat only brown sugar. 

sugarcane juice

Jaggery Brown Sugar

of Brown Sugar:

the preparation of brown sugar, first of all, farmers collect numerous amounts
of sugarcane. Sugarcane juice was getting before on traditional methods. But
now several modern methods of sugarcane juice are taken out. Sugarcane
juice is collected in large rubber bags. Then the juice is poured out into a
big tank. A farmer put it to warm in addition to a farmer move and shake the
sugarcane juice with a large scoop. After a long time of sugarcane, the juice
becomes sufficiently thick. When it becomes cool. 



four or five people together make a small piece from the thick mixture an
equivalent just like the size of a walnut. Farmers sell this brown sugar in
the marketplace besides the farmer himself and others that do use this brown
sugar in the tea as sweet. I also use this brown sugar in my own home.
you, Cheers

brown sugar prepared

gurr brown sugar

Gurr or jaggery: South Asia’s most popular dessert and treat 

In Pakistan, fresh sugarcane juice is obtained by cooking well, but
in many other regions, it is also prepared from coconut water and palm juice.
First, the juice is thickened by cooking it well in a large pot, then its lumps
are made. It is called Colombia and Penila in the West Indies, Kakuto in Japan,
and Rapadora in Brazil. 

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United
Nations, sugar cane juice does not lose its properties, such as glucose,
fructose, and other mineral salts, as it does in the complex process of making

The process of purification to make sugar removes the ‘densities’,
but it also removes the tiny nutrients. In contrast, this does not happen in
the process of making a gurr or jaggery and all its nutrients and healthy
ingredients like calcium and magnesium remain. 

Sugarcane in the subcontinent is believed to
have come from Burma and the Malawi Peninsula in 6,000 BC. Hundreds of
varieties of sugarcane are grown in India, making up 70% of the world’s
sugarcane. It is also widely cultivated in Pakistan and Bangladesh. 

In all the major cities of Pakistan, sacks
full of Jaggery are available in the big bazaars. Gurr is used in homes for
specific dishes or treatments.
Many travelers carry gar halwa with them. It
is also used to make sesame seeds, peanuts, and other dried fruits. 

Jaggery tea is also popular in the cold
regions of Pakistan, especially for truck drivers on the highways.
In rural areas,
children are also given a place for toffee. In the rural areas of Mardan and
Charsadda, artisans make Gurr in a very simple way and fire is also lit with
sugarcane pulp to cook sugarcane juice. That way, no part of the crop is

Gurr has many uses in Pakistan. Women use it to relieve
pre-menstrual pain or to speed up childbirth, while parents feed their babies
to make up for the lack of iron. Older people chew a lump of gar after eating
to improve digestion and relieve joint pain and ask their children to do the

Jaggery or raw sugar has been used for medical purposes for
thousands of years. Gurr is thought to have a more medicinal effect if it is
three years old or older. Some ancient books on therapeutic and surgical texts
mention the benefits of the old Gurr or Jaggery as it cleanses the blood,
removes bodily imperfections caused by bile (bile fluid), and relieves joint pain. 

Ancient Iranian therapies also describe the many properties of gar,
according to which it affects four different human temperaments (bile, breath, a
fit in madness, phlegm). Gurr or jaggery is believed to increase blood flow. 

However, the cultural significance of Gurr or jaggery, or raw sugar
in Pakistan cannot be underestimated. It cures diseases, cures colds, and
instantly generates energy in the body.