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Parval Preserve Recipe

Parval Preserve is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 11 April, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 kg - big parvals
  • 300g - Sugar
  • 1 tsp - Cardamom seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Saffron strands
  • Golden foil
  • A few drops of Orange colour
  • How to Make Parval Preserve:

    1. Peel, slit and remove seeds of parvals and then parboil and drain out the water completely.
    2. Dissolve one-fourth teaspoon of saffron in 1 tsp. hot water.
    3. Put 2 cups water in sugar and prepare a thick syrup.
    4. Put in parvals and cardamoms and cook over a slow fire till the parvals are soft.
    5. Remove from fire and mix in dissolved saffron, saffron strands and colour.
    6. Cool, cover parvals with foil and store in airtight bottle.


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