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Amla Candy – A healthy Desert

Amla candy is an Indian desert , which is both healthy and refreshing.

You should definitely try this easy and amazing desert


Course: Desert

Cuisine: Indian

Servings: Serves 10



250 g – Amla [gooseberry]

1 tsp – Cumin seeds powder

1 tsp – dried Ginger powder (saunth)

150 g – Sugar

2 tbsp – Sugar powder

1/2 pinch – edible food color (optional)


How to Prepare:


  • Wash and dry gooseberry with kitchen towel.
  • Boil enough water in a vessel, add gooseberry, boil for 2 minutes and drain excess water.
  • Cut the gooseberry in slices.
  • Add cumin powder and dried ginger powder over the top.
  • Cover it with sugar, close the lid and set aside.
  • Next day slices will float in sugar water.
  • On the third day slices will settle at bottom.
  • Now filter the slices and collect the syrup (store it in refrigerator and use it as Gooseberry Sherbet).
  • Dry these filtered slices in sunlight for two days.
  • Sprinkle sugar powder mixed with edible colour of your choice and store it in an air tight container.
  • Enjoy the candies formed.


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