American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Unrefined sugar made from palm sap.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse brown sugar obtained in India by evaporation of the fresh juice of various kinds of palm, as the jaggery-palm, the wild date-tree, the palmyra, and the cocoa. It is usually made in the form of small round cakes. Also called goor.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Raw palm sugar, made in the East Indies by evaporating the fresh juice of several kinds of palm trees, but specifically those of the palmyra (Borassus flabelliformis) and jaggery palm (Caryota urens).
- n. unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
- From Indo-Portuguese jágara, jagra, from Kannada (sharkare), Urdu شکر (shakkar). (Wiktionary)
- Portuguese dialectal jágara, probably from Malayalam śarkkara, from Sanskrit śarkarā, sugar, grit. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It does not matter if the jaggery is a large chunk, it will dissolve on boiling.”
“Stir in the coconut milk, jaggery and salt and heat gently until barely simmering (so that the jaggery is dissolved).”
“Add in jaggery, salt, turmeric and red chili powder.”
“Unlike the fake supermarket brown sugar, jaggery is described by McGee as a whole sugar, crystalline sugar still enveloped in the cooked cane syrup that it emerged from.”
“After the jaggery is dissolved add the marbles you made in stage 1 to the boiling liquid.”
“The process of making jaggery is fascinating and people host parties to watch and enjoy the process.”
“Sreelu, the jaggery is a typical Maharashtrian addition.”
“It's tricky to generalize, but Gujarati food often carries a spice-balancing sweetness, from the unrefined sugar called jaggery, and is frequently meat-free.”
“The sale of jaggery, which is the main raw material for locally brewed liquor, in Sitapur has increased manifold after the declaration of election dates on March 2.”
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