Amla Candy Recipe

Amla Candy is a popular Indian Dessert
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Tuesday, 2 February, 2016
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Serves 10
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Make your own Amla candy with this easy recipe. This healthy candy is full of Iron and Vitamin C.


  • 250 g - gooseberry
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds powder
  • 1 tsp - dried Ginger powder (saunth)
  • 150 g - Sugar
  • 2 tbsp - Sugar powder
  • 1/2 pinch - edible food color (optional)
  • How to Make Amla Candy:

    1. Wash and dry gooseberry with kitchen towel.
    2. Make in the gooseberry.
    3. Amla Candy:
    4. Boil enough water in a vessel, add gooseberry, boil for 2 minutes and drain excess water.
    5. Cut the gooseberry in slices.
    6. Add cumin powder and dried ginger powder over the top.
    7. Cover it with sugar, close the lid and set aside.
    8. Next day slices will float in sugar water.
    9. On the third day slices will settle at bottom.
    10. Now filter the slices and collect the syrup (store it in refrigerator and use it as Gooseberry Sherbet).
    11. Dry these filtered slices in sunlight for two days.
    12. Sprinkle sugar powder mixed with edible colour of your choice and store it in an air tight container.
    13. Enjoy the candies formed.
    14. Recipe Courtesy: Cooking With Sapana


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