Amla Murabba is a traditional recipe that has been relished by generations not only for its typical sweet-tangy flavor but also for its multiple nutritional and medicinal benefits.

 In Ayurveda, Amla Murabba is used as a general health tonic and is considered an effective formulation for combating gastric problems. 

Consuming Amla Murabba regularly is known to offer the following health benefits:

  • From a nutritional perspective, Amla Murabba is rich in vitamins A, C, and E, antioxidants, magnesium, and other essential nutrients.
  • It is known to boost immunity.
  • It is known to aid in treating digestive problems.
  • It slows down the aging process.
  • It is known to promote good skin health.
  • Enhance the overall energy of a person.
  • Suppresses symptoms of the common cold.
  • Considered beneficial for cardiac health.
  • Good for healthy hair growth.
  • It naturally promotes healthy metabolism.
  • Aids in blood purification.
  • Amla is known to strengthen bones and skeletal structure.
  • It helps in treating problems associated with kidney stones.
  • Aids in relieving arthritic pain.

Traditional recipe to make the delicious and a healthy Amla Murabba at home involves using jaggery instead of sugar.


  • Amla- 500gms
  • Jaggery (grated)- 500gms
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Black pepper (crushed)- 1tsp
  • Cloves (powdered)- 1tsp
  • Green cardamom (crushed)- 2
  • Cinnamon (grounded)- inch
  • Black salt- as per one’s taste


  • Wash and dry the amla, then prick them randomly with a fork.
  • Cook the amla with water in a pressure cooker until it blows 2 whistles.
  • Release the pressure and remove the amla and put it in a different container.
  • Add jaggery to the remaining water and boil it until single-string consistency is achieved.
  • Add spices to this newly formed syrup solution as per one’s taste. Usually, black pepper, green cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, and black salt are added for better taste.
  • Cook again on high heat for around 12 to 15 minutes till the syrup becomes sticky and thick.
  • Remove from heat and add previously boiled and pricked Amla into it.
  • Mix all the ingredients well with the Amla for better coalescing.
  • Let it cool for 20-25 minutes.
  • Once cooled,, store the Amla Murabba, preferably in a glass jar. Amala Murabba stored in a glass jar is believed to remain consumable for more than 6 months.

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