Gajar Ka Murabba Recipe - Pickled sweetened carrots enriched with saffron

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Carrots, Sugar

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Pickle Jams Chutneys

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Gajar Ka Murabba

Gajar Ka Murabba Recipe - How to make Pickled sweetened carrots enriched with saffron


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking :


  • Carrots 1 kilogram

  • Sugar 1 kilogram

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Saffron (kesar) pinch

  • Green cardamom seeds crushed 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Cut carrots into 1 inch fingers, halve them and remove the white core. Place them in a deep non-stick pan, add enough water to cover them and cook. Cook sugar with 2 cups water in another deep non-stick pan to make a syrup.

Step 2

Add lemon juice and when the scrum rises to the top, remove and discard. Cook the syrup till it reaches one-thread consistency. Strain the carrots when they are half cooked. (You can use the cooking liquour in soups etc.)

Step 3

Add carrots to the syrup and cook on medium heat. Add saffron, crushed cardamom seeds and cook till carrot is soft. Cool and store in sterilised jar.

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