- This term is also the adjective for Egyptian in many languages.
Misri (or Mishri) (Hindi: मिश्री) refers to crystallized sugar lumps, and type of confectionery mineral, which has its origins in India and Persia, also known as rock sugar elsewhere.  It is used in India and Pakistan as a type of candy, or used to sweeten milk or tea.
Uses in Hindu ritual
In Hinduism, mishri may be offered to a deity as bhog and distributed as prasad. The god Krishna is said to be fond of makkhan (butter) and misri. In many devotional songs written in Brajbhoomi in praise of Krishna, the words makkhan and misri are often used in combination.
- Saiyid Muhammad Hadi (1902). The sugar industry of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh. Printed by F. Luker at the Government Press. http://books.google.com/books?id=yMU_AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA96. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
- ^ Glossary: Misri Tarla Dalal website.
- ^ Bashir Ahmad Dar (January 1996). Studies in Muslim philosophy and literature. Iqbal Academy Pakistan. p. 168. http://books.google.com/books?id=a-zjAAAAMAAJ. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
- ^ Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1868). Hand-book of the economic products of the Punjab: with a combined index and glossary of technical vernacular words .... Printed at the Thomason Civil Engineering College Press. pp. 307–. http://books.google.com/books?id=zm8IAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA307. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
- ^ Kalakand
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