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Lapsi recipe | Gujarati lapsi in pressure cooker | Gujarati lapsi | kansar recipe

Lapsi is a traditional Gujarati sweet recipe made from coarse wheat flour and jaggery. Traditionally lapsi are made with Velan (rolling pin), which is a time-consuming process. So in this recipe, I have used a pressure cooker to cook lapsi in a quicker way. It is effortless to make and only requires 2 main ingredients. hence it is generally made during the festival season and served at the end of the meal. I will share the perfect ingredient ratio and a few no-fail tips to help you to make tasty lapsi on the first attempt. Do try this!

The key to making tasty Gujarati lapsi at home are
  • firstly, use coarse wheat flour for making lapsi, also roast coarse wheat flour to achieve the perfect taste and texture of lapsi.
  • Secondly, I used a pressure cooker to cook the lapsi to hasten the cooking process. it also makes it a one-pot meal, but if you do not have a pressure cooker, you can steam it in Kadai.
  • lastly, lapsi tastes great when served with ghee and powdered sugar.
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Lapsi recipe | Gujarati lapsi in pressure cooker | Gujarati lapsi | kansar recipe

Author Nehas Cook Book
3 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Indian sweets
Cuisine Gujarati, Indian
Servings 5


  • cup or 250 grm coarse wheat flour - lapsi flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup or 150 grm jaggery
  • ¼ cup or 50 grm oil
  • 1 tbsp oil + 1 tsp ghee - for jaggery water
  • Serve with powder sugar and hot ghee


  • In a mixing bowl, add coarse wheat flour and oil. Rub oil properly into flour.
  • Now in a pressure cooker, add flour and roast it on medium flame till it slightly changes and becomes aromatic. Take out roasted flour into a bowl and keep it aside.
  • Now in a pan, add water, jaggery, 1 tbsp oil, and 1 tsp ghee. Cook till the jaggery is completely melted and the jaggery water quantity should be 1 cup. boil for 1-2 minutes.
  • Switch off the gas and cool down the jaggery water for 2-3 minutes.
  • sieve and add jaggery water into the flour and mix well.
  • In a pressure cooker, add some water and place the lapsi bowl on a wire rack. Cover with a dish and close the pressure cooker.
  • Then pressure cook lapsi on 1 whistle on high flame and 5 whistles on medium flame.
  • Switch off the gas and release the pressure cooker temperature naturally.
  • Remove the dish and check the cooked lapsi with a knife. If the knife comes out clean then lapsi is cooked correctly.
  • Take out lapsi bowl from cooked and cool down slightly.
  • then rub lapsi between your hand. Lapsi grain easily separates.
  • Add hot ghee and powdered sugar into lapsi and mix well.
  • Serve lapsi with ghee.


  • use coarse wheat flour for lapsi.
  • roasting of wheat flour enhances the taste and gives the perfect texture to lapsi.
  • The quantity of water and jaggery should be half than lapsi flour.
  • boil jaggery water till it reduces its amount to 1 cup or half of lapsi flour.
  • if the knife comes out clean then lapsi flour is cooked correctly.
  • rub cooked lapsi mixture with your hand, so the granules separate easily.
  • Lapsi tastes great when it is served with hot ghee and powder sugar
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