Masala Gur (Mewa Gud, Masala Gud, Spiced Jaggery Bites) is jaggery with nuts and spices. It is a very popular Indian sweet made during winters in North India.
To make masala gur, jaggery is melted and roasted nuts and spices are added to it. It is then again set and cut into small pieces.
These spiced jaggery bites are a great sweet or a snack to munch on cold winter days.
Jaggery has many health benefits. It boosts immunity and keeps away the cold and cough. Jaggery also gives warmth to the body. It is therefore highly recommended to eat jaggery during winter. When nuts and spices are added to jaggery, its health benefits increase multi-folds.
This mewa gud is also great for lactating mothers as it improves milk formation and gives warmth to the body from the inside.