Gajar Ka Murabba

Pickled sweetened carrots enriched with saffron This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Gajar Ka Murabba
Main Ingredients Carrots, Sugar
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Pickles, Jams and Chutneys
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Gajar Ka Murabba

  • 1 kilogram Carrots
  • 1 kilogram Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • pinch Saffron (kesar)
  • 1 teaspoon Green cardamom seeds crushed


  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.
  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.)
  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.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1134 kcal
Carbohydrates 279 gm
Protein 2.5 gm
Fat 0.7 gm
Other Fiber 2.9 gm