Gooseberry Murabba

Hi and welcome friends to my cozy little food corner. In this post I have made Indian Gooseberry or Amla preserve or murabba. We all know that Gooseberry is one of the healthiest fruits available to man on earth. Its scientific name is Phyllanthus Embilca and is called Amalka in Hindi. InSanskrit it is called Amalaki which translates as the “sustainer”or the fruit where the goddess of prosperity resides. It is the richest source of vitamin C and has 20 times more vitamin C content than orange juice. It is a powerful anti-oxidant agent. In China it is called Yuganzi and is used to cure throat inflammation. This fruit is a boon for mankind and is used for culinary and also medicinal purposes. This recipe is sweet, tasty, super healthy and super easy. So I decided to share this unique recipe with you all. Do try this at home. Its a very healthy idea for your family, can be really helpful for many ailments.So let’s make it now—


  1.  Raw mango – 250 gms
  2.  Sugar – 1/2 kg
  3.  Water – 2 cups
  4.  Cinnamon Powder – a pinch
  5.  Raisins, Cashews, Almonds
  6.  Vegetable oil – For shallow frying


Step 1

Wash, dry and prick the gooseberries with a pointed needle.

Step 2

Then parboil the berries and put it under fan to dry.

Step 3

Take a heavy bottom pan and add some oil to shallow fry the gooseberries.

Step 4

Take two cups of water and add the above said amount of sugar to it to make a sugar syrup.

Step 5

Now dip the berries in the syrup and add some cinnamon powder and dry fruits which though are totally optional. You may refrigerate our murabbas which are now ready to be eaten.

I hope you will all like this super healthy and duper tasty recipe which can be had at any convenient time, be it morning, afternoon after lunch, at tea time or before going to bed. Do try this recipe and share your feedback and comments. Have a great weekend. Till then, happy cooking,happy eating!!!