Indian Gooseberry preserve/Amla Jam:

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Indian Gooseberry preserve/Amla Jam:


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 10
  • 1 cup -Amla/Gooseberry (grated)

  • 1 cup -Sugar

  • 1 cup -Water

  • 1/4 tea spoon -Red Chilli powder

  • 1/4 tsp -Black pepper powder

  • 5 -6 strings -Kesar /Saffron

  • 1/2 tsp -Cumin powder


  • - Wash, cut open and remove the seeds. Put gooseberry either in food processor or chopper. U will get nice uniform chunks, or you can directly grate it.
  • -Take one thick bottomed pan, add water, grated amla, sugar. Mix well. Cook in low heat.
  • -When it is half done, add all the other masalas, salt and cook further.
  • -When mixture becomes shiny and forms a single thread, when you touch in between your fore finger and thumb.
  • -Switch off, cool and store it in a glass bottle.
  • Stays good for one year, in cool weather like Bangalore.