aam ka murabba recipe
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aam ka murabba

mango murabba recipe - sweet, tangy preserve made from raw unripe green mangoes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 450 grams
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 2 large raw unripe green mangoes, 400 grams mangoes or 250 grams grated or shredded mangoes or 1.25 cups tightly packed grated mangoes
  • 1.5 cups organic unrefined cane sugar or 300 to 350 grams sugar - add as required
  • 4 to 5 green cardamoms (hari eliachi) and 1 to 2 cloves (lavang) - crushed finely in a mortar-pestle
  • a few strands of saffron (kesar) - crushed


preparation for aam ka murabba recipe

  • rinse and wipe dry the mangoes. then peel them.
  • grate or shred the mangoes.
  • powder 4 to 5 cardamoms and 1 to 2 cloves in a mortar-pestle. keep aside.

making aam ka murabba

  • in a pan take the grated or shredded mangoes along with sugar. addition of sugar depends upon the tartness of the mangoes and your taste. i added 1.5 cups sugar.
  • switch on the flame. stir this sugar+mango mixture very well.
  • on a low flame or sim, cook this mixture. initially the sugar will melt and consistency will be watery.
  • stir often so that the sugar does not crystallize and keep on simmering the mixture.
  • keep on stirring and cooking till you get a 2 thread consistency. switch off the flame. if you cook more then the murabba gets a thick sticky hard consistency.
  • add the cardamom+clove powder and a few strands of saffron (crushed). mix very well.
  • cool aam ka murabba completely and then spoon in a clean sterilized glass jar or bottle.
  • serve aam ka murabba as a side condiment with a north indian meal or you can also have with chapatis or rotis.