Rines the apples thoroughly with water first. Peel off the skin and remove the stalk from each apple. Drench them in water to avoid their turning black.
Cut the lemon into 2 equal parts.
Fill a vessel with water and place it on flame. Let it simmer.
When you see a gentle boil in the water, drop the apples into it and simmer until they turn soft. It will take 15 minutes
Apples have turned soft, drain them out in another bowl.
Now add 5 cups of sugar, followed by 3 cups of water in another pan and let it simmer until sugar dissolves completely.
Drop the apples in the syrup gets quite thick in consistency.
Stir at regular intervels and check the consistency.
To check the syrup, take 1 to 2 drops of syrup in a bowl. Let it cool down as little.
Then stick to your thumb and forefinger and streach apart. There should be formation of 2 threads in the syrup. If you don't seed formation of two threads, but the threads is long enough, then too the syrup is ready to be used.
Turn off the flame now and keep the apples drenched into it so that they correct sweetness.
To it squeeze lemon juice. Stir everything well.
Now add cardamom powder. Mix well. Leave the apples as it is for 2 days but do stir once in a day. After 2 days, apple will absorb the syrup and yummylicious apple muraba is now ready.
Serve this delectable and mouth - watering apple murabba as it is. Store the remaining in an airtight container and place it in refrigerator. It keeps good for 2 months