How to make Amle Ka Murabba -

Indian gooseberry or amlas cooked and preserved in cardamom and saffron flavoured sugar syrup.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Amla, Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Amle Ka Murabba

Amle Ka Murabba Recipe Card


An amle ka murabba is an accompaniment that is a must try if you a fan of the sweet- tangy flavour profile. Moreover Indian gooseberry or amla is a super healthy ingredient. It is a rich source of antioxidants, iron, vitamin A, C, fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium. So it makes a lot of sense to make a batch of this preserve when the fruit is in season, because you can easily store it for more than a couple of months.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Amle Ka Murabba Recipe

  • Amla 1 kilogram

  • Sugar 1 1/2 kilograms

  • Black cardamom seeds crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Almonds blanched and slivered 10-15

  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands


Step 1

Place amla in a pan, add two cups of water and cover and cook on low heat for ten to fifteen till amla is tender and water has reduced to half the quantity.

Step 2

Drain, separate the amla segments, remove the seeds and set aside. Reserve the cooking liquour.

Step 3

Heat sugar with one and a half litre of water in a thick-bottomed pan, till sugar dissolves completely and forms a syrup of one string consistency.

Step 4

Add amla and continue to cook. Add crushed black cardamom seeds, almonds and saffron.

Step 5

Continue to cook, uncovered, on low heat till the mixture is thick and translucent. The syrup by now should be of two-string consistency. Cool and store in airtight jars.

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