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Aamla Murabba Recipe

Aamla Murabba Ingredients:

Aamla Murabba Recipe
Aamla Murabba Recipe
  • 20 (500 grams) amlas (indian gooseberries)
  • 2 1/2 cups (500 grams) sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
  • a few saffron (kesar) strands

How to make Aamla Murabba:

  • Wash the amlas thoroughly. Prick them with a fork at regular intervals.
  • Boil plenty of water in a pan, add the amlas and boil for 10 minutes over a high flame. Drain and keep aside.
  • Dissolve the sugar in 3 cups of water and bring the syrup to a boil. Add the amlas and cook over a slow flame for about 30 to 40 minutes or until the amlas are soft.
  • Allow the mixture to cool completely. Keep covered in a cool dry place for at least 48 hours, so that the amlas soak in the syrup.
  • On the third day, drain the amlas from the syrup, boil the syrup with cardamom powder and saffron till it reduces to a 2 to 3 string consistency. Add the amlas and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Allow it to cool completely.
  • Bottle in a sterilised glass jar. Store for upto 1 year at room temperature.

Aamla Achaar Recipe

Aamla Achaar Ingredients:

Aamla Achaar Recipe
Aamla Achaar Recipe
  • 1/2 kg amla (indian gooseberries)
  • 100 gms tamarind (imli)
  • 25 gms turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 200 gms chilli powder
  • 100 gms fenugreek seeds (methi) powder
  • 250 ml sesame (til) oil
  • 20 gms mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
  • 10 gms fenugreek (methi) seeds
  • salt to taste

How to make Aamla Achaar:

  • Wash amla and wipe dry using a cloth.
  • Cut them into small pieces (along the line seen on amla).
  • Soak tamarind in warm water and remove the seeds.
  • In a mixer jar, add tamarind, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, fenugrek powder and salt and grind into a paste.
  • In a kadhai, heat little oil at first and fry the amla pieces.
  • Cover the kadhai with a lid and cook the amla pieces in low flame. do not add water.
  • When the amla is softened, add the tamarind paste and remaining oil andfry for 5 minutes.
  • Heat a teaspoon oil and season with mustard and fenugreek seeds.
  • When cold, store in air-tight container.

Amla (Gooseberry) Pickle Recipe

Amla pickle ingredients

Amla (Gooseberry) Pickle Recipe

  • 1/2 kg Amla
  • 125 gms Green Chillies (slit )
  • 125 gms Oil
  • 50 gms Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 tblsp roasted & powdered Sesame seeds
  • 1 small Lemon

How to make Amla Pickle

  • Wash and dry amla and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry green chillies for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the chillies from the pan Add jeera and mustard seeds.
  • Then add Aamla and fry for few minutes.
  • Sprinkle some water and cover the pan with a lid and let it stay for 6 minutes.
  • Turn the flame to medium and stir regularly.
  • Amla pickle is ready to serve.