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

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

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

For more recipes related to Gajar Ka Murabba checkout Gajar Gobhi Shalgam ka Achar, Hot Sweet Vegetable Pickle, Gajar Mooli Gobhi Ka Instant Achar, Pickled Vegetables . You can also find more Pickles, Jams and Chutneys recipes like Ginger Chutney, Papaya Ke Launj, Bread Dipping Sauce, Apple Pickle.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Gajar Ka Murabba Recipe

  • Carrots 1 kilogram

  • Sugar 1 kilogram

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Saffron (kesar) pinch

  • Green cardamom seeds crushed 1 teaspoon

Method

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.