Goondh Paani Recipe - Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe

Goondh Paani Recipe is a traditional & beneficial North Indian drink with goondh, jaggery and almonds made during Navratri fasting.

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Goondh Paani Recipe - Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe
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Goondh Paani Recipe (Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe) is a traditional drink made from gondh or gum tree relished with almonds and jaggery.

Goondh/gond, also known as "Tragacanth gum" is tasteless , odorless, viscous water soluble natural-gum. Many people are unaware of using this ingredient but it is the best used as a stabilizer, emulsifier and texture additive.

It is a tradition in the north,during Navratri people consume this drink once they break their fast. This helps them to give the energy after a continuous 9 days of fast. 

Goondh Panni is always served hot as it becomes hard when it cools down.

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Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M


2-3 Servings


  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 2 tablespoon Goond (Edible Gum)
  • 2 tablespoon Jaggery , powdered
  • 5 Whole Almonds (Badam) , sliced

How to make Goondh Paani Recipe - Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe

  1. We begin making the Goondh Paani Recipe ( Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe) by heating ghee in a Flat nonstick pan and frying the gum tree for about 10 minutes.

  2. Fry until the gum tree becomes opaque and increases in size.

  3. Then later slowly add 1 cup water along with jaggery and keep mixing until the Gumtree slowly dissolves in water.

  4. Once water thickens add the sliced almonds and give it a stir.

  5. Your Gondh Paani (Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink) is ready to be served hot.