Gooseberry Candy

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Total Time:
5 days
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - gooseberries
  • 700g - sugar
  • 1 liter - water

How to Make Gooseberry Candy

  • Cut gooseberries into segments, discard seeds. Put water to boil with half sugar.
  • When syrup gets sticky, take off fire, and cool.
  • Add amla pieces, making syrup covers them all.
  • Keep aside for 24 hours.
  • Drain syrup, add 100 gms sugar.
  • Bring back to boil and make syrup as before.
  • Drop back amla pieces into it, after cooling.
  • Soak them, keep aside for 24 hours.
  • Drain syrup, add remaining sugar, boil again as above.
  • Cool, add amla pieces, soak into the syrup, keep aside for 5 days.
  • Drain pieces, sun dry on a mesh, till sugar crystallises.
  • When sugar is not sticky any more, store in airtight container.