Frequently Asked Questions
What is jaggery?
Jaggery is minimally processed sugar made from sugarcane juice. Post filteration juice is cleansed with natural cleanser- Sukhlai & then further subjected to graded heating. After boiling the sugarcane juice the concentrated juice is air-cooled and either moulded in solid shape or converted into powdered form.
Why Bebe Jaggery?
Bebe jaggery is made from the best & fresh cane grown in fertile Doab region in Muzaffarnagar,UP. Largely the cane crop is irrigated by mineral rich Ganges water. Muzaffarnagar jaggery has got GI certified tag since its jaggery is World famous and Muzaffarnagar is largest Gud Mandi in Asia. Bebe jaggery is made traditionally and hygienically in small batches refined with natural cleansers.
Why is jaggery better than sugar?
Jaggery is a wholesome, nutritious and natural sweetener with medicinal values whereas white sugar is just empty calories. Jaggery Per 100g Energy KCal 385 Calcium 4mg Phosphorous 2mg Potassium 40 ug Iron 0.5mg Zinc 0.3mg Sodium 25mg Riboflavin Traces Thiamine Traces Niacin Traces White Sugar Carbohydrate 100g
What are the nutrients in jaggery
Jaggery has complex sugar unlike sugar and gives energy for longer period. It has vitamins,minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, ribofavine,Thiamine.
How to use jaggery?
Jaggery can substitute sugar in Tea,Coffee,Milk or any other beverage. It can be had as a mouth sweetener /refreshner post meals. It helps in fighing pollution and one can have while travelling in traffic. There are lot many recipes to make from jaggery.
How many variants of Bebe Jaggery is there?
Bebe jaggery comes in more than 15 different variants starting from Fennel, Cardamom, Celery, Dryginger etc. Please note we do not use essense of flavours. Only real ingredients are used to flavour jaggery.
What is the shelf life of Bebe Jaggery.
The shelf life of jaggery is 6 months and it depends on how it is being stored & used. Keep it away from moisture & it should not be handled with wet hands. After usage close the lid or pouch tightly.
How to store jaggery?
Keep the jaggery in cool and dry place away from direct sunlight and heat. Note - Please add jaggery in Tea/Coffee/Milk just prior to serving.
How is Desi Khand made? how it is different from Jaggery?
The initial process for Jaggery & Desi Khand remains same.In case of Desi Khand juice is not subjected to higher temerature and Raab(Liquid jaggery) is transferred into crystaliser for 24-36 hours & then subjected to centrifugal force to seperate out molasses.Still traces of molasses remains intact.
Which is better Desi Khand or Mishri?
Desi Khand and Mishri are both natural sweeteners used in Indian cuisine. Desi Khand is less sweet than Misri and is best for diabetic people due to its lower glycemic index. It’s also less processed and contains more minerals. Misri, on the other hand, is used in Ayurveda for its medicinal properties such as improving digestion and reducing inflammation. Both are chemical-free and use water to aid in digestion. Ultimately, the choice depends on individual preferences and health needs.
How should I store Desi Khand after I buy Desi Khand?
Desi Khand should be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place away from sunlight. This will help to prevent the sugar from absorbing moisture and clumping together. If stored properly, Desi Khand can last for several months without spoiling.
How do I use Desi Khand in cooking or baking?
Desi Khand can be used as a substitute for other sugars in recipes for desserts, sweets, and baked goods. It has a slightly different taste than refined sugar, with a mild caramel flavor, so it may require some experimentation to get the right balance of sweetness in your recipes. However, because it is less sweet than jaggery powder, it is a great option for those looking for a healthier alternative to sugar.
Is Desi Khand safe for people with allergies or dietary restrictions?
Desi Khand is made from sugarcane and does not contain any known allergens. However, if you have specific dietary restrictions, it’s always best to check the ingredients list before consuming any product. Desi Khand is a natural, unrefined sugar that is free from added chemicals, making it a good option for those looking for a healthier alternative to refined sugars.
Which Desi Khand is best?
Bebe Foods Desi Khand is a natural, unrefined sugar made from sugarcane juice that is free from added chemicals. Its taste and texture may appeal to those who prefer a mild sweetness and a natural caramel flavor in their sweeteners. You should try and buy Desi Khand from Bebe Foods to taste ( know) your answer. :).