How to make Amla Murabba -

Indian gooseberry marmalade.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Indian gooseberry (amla) (आंवला), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Amla Murabba

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Amla Murabba Recipe

  • Indian gooseberry (amla) 1 kilogram

  • Sugar 1 1/2 kilograms

  • Green cardamom seeds crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Saffron (kesar) crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Almonds blanched and slivered 10-15

Method

Step 1

Place amla in a pan, add two cups of water and cover and cook on low heat for ten to

Step 2

fifteen till amla is tender and water has reduced to half the quantity. Remove the seeds and set aside.

Step 3

Heat sugar with six cups of water in a thick-bottomed pan and prepare sugar syrup of one string consistency.

Step 4

Add the cooked amlas along with the cooking liquour and stir.

Step 5

Add crushed green cardamom seeds and saffron and continue to cook,

Step 6

uncovered, on low heat till the mixture is thick and translucent.

Step 7

The syrup by now should be of two-string consistency. Add almonds and stir gently. Cool and store in airtight jars.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.