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Gajar Ka Murabba

Pickled sweetened carrots enriched with saffron

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

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Gajar Ka Murabba

Main Ingredients

Carrots, Sugar




Pickle Jams Chutneys

Level Of Cooking


1134 kcal


279 gm


2.5 gm


0.7 gm


2.9 gm

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  • Carrots
    1 kilogram
  • Sugar
    1 kilogram
  • Lemon juice
    2 tablespoons
  • Saffron (kesar)
  • 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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