|Place of origin||India|
|Region or state||Andhra Pradesh|
|Main ingredients||plain flour /maida, water or milk|
Sweet shells ( Telugu: గవ్వలు, gavvalu) is one of the typical Indian sweets made in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is a mixture ( dough) of plain flour/maida and water or milk. The prepared dough is shaped into small rounds, which are flattened and rolled (on a special tool) so as to take the shape of gavvalu ( cowrie shells). These shells are fried in oil or ghee and these shells are poured into sugar or jaggery syrup. 
- "Sweet Shells". gruhinii.com. Retrieved 30 March 2015.