Amla Candy

Ingredients:

  • 250 gm of amla/gooseberry (seeds removed by slightly soaking them in hot water and cutting them into slices)
  • 150 gm chemical free jaggery powder
  • 2 tsp rock salt
  • 1 tsp jeera powder (cumin powder)

Method:

  1. Coat Amla with jaggery, jeera powder and rock salt.
  2. Keep this mixture aside for 2 days. You will see that amla lets out some water.
  3. Sieve this water but don’t discard as it can be uses for cooking preparation.
  4. After removing the water, sundry the amla for 2-3 days.
  5. Avoid drying it completely and make sure there is little moisture left.
  6. Once they are ready, just sprinkle jaggery and store them in air tight containers.

Notes:

  1. Amla is considered to be an elixir for life as it can boost your immunity due to its high concentration of vitamin C.
  2. Amla is also rich in anti-oxidants, which help fight free radicals that are responsible for early ageing.
  3. Amla aids digestion and is rich in fibre.
  4. It helps build up resistance against respiratory track diseases like cough, cold, sore throat etc.
  5. Amla also has vitamin E and beta-carotene, which is also an antioxidant which overcomes the damage caused by free radicals.
  6. Amla candy can be relished by kids too and kept handy while travelling.

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