Description : - Jaggery is used as an ingredient in both sweet and savory dishes. It contains many minerals not found in ordinary sugar and is considered beneficial to health by the traditional medical system Ayurveda. This type of sugar is a concentrated product of cane juice without separation of the molasses and crystals, and can vary from golden brown to dark brown in color. Jaggery is also added to lentil soups (dāl) to add sweetness to balance the spicy, salty and sour components. Jaggery is a rich source of iron.