How to Make Chatpati Amla Candy Amla Candy - Indian Gooseberry Candy

Gooseberry, enriched with Vitamin C and Iron is the only fruit which can be consumed in any way and benefits in abundance. Gooseberry is available in market from the month of December till April. You can make gooseberry murabba (How to make Amla Murabba), gooseberry sweet candy (How to make Amla Candy), which can be consumed during summers. 

If you don't wish to have sweet amla candy then try making this salty amla candy is apt for you. This salty (Chatpati Amla Candy) is good in digestion. 

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Ingredients for Amla Chatpati Candy

  • Gooseberry - 500 grams (12 or 14)
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Black salt - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Asafoetida - 2 to 3 pinch (optional)

How to make Amla Chatpati Candy

Wash the gooseberries really well, dry the water or clean with a cloth. 

Now cut the gooseberries in thin slices, remove the seeds. 

Place these chunks in a container and add salt, black salt, black pepper, turmeric powder and asafoetida as well. Mix all ingredients really well and keep aside the container for 2 to 3 days as it is. 

Stir the amlas once in a day, regularly, with a dry spoon. Some amount of water is released by the amlas.

Take out the amla chunks from the container and place them over a plastic tray or a polythene sheet under the sunlight to dry. 

The water released from the gooseberries can be used for making sabzi or soups. 

If the sun is shining bright then these chunks dry within 2 days, else they take 3 to 4 days. 

Tarty amla candy is ready, Store it in any air tight container and relish eating for up to a month.




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  1. 05 August, 2011 01:18:37 AM maskumareshraja

    dear sir/madam, pls help me amla candy & dry candy long life use methods if any 2 or 3 more methods pls send me my mail thanks i am waiting for ur suport and help thanks