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What are Jaggery and Gur?

 What is jaggery?

 1) Jaggery is a coarse, unrefined sugar made from the sap of certain palm trees, and is popular throughout southern and Southeast Asia. 2) Jaggery is a coarse, unrefined sugar that that has been made from sugar cane juice (in which case the palm sugar will be called gur) and is popular throughout southern and Southeast Asia.

Jaggery is most often available in cake form, and ranges from fairly crumbly to nearly rock-hard. There are some versions available that are much softer, like brown sugar. It is available in Indian markets.

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