Amla murabba is a sweet preparation of Amla fruit – Indian Gooseberry. It is useful in Vata and Pitta imbalance disorders.
Step 1: preparation of lime water:
For this, 240 ml of water is mixed with 1 gram of lime powder.
Mixed well so that lime is completely dissolved in water.
It is kept undisturbed for 10 minutes for sedimentation.
It is filtered to get lime water free of solid particles.
Well formed 5 amla fruits – Indian gooseberries are taken.
They are punctured in all direction.
Punctured Amla fruits are kept soaked in lime water for one day.
On the next day, They are taken out of lime water.
Making of sugar syrup:
If you are not comfortable with using sugar, you can use jaggery.
100 grams of sugar is added with with 400 ml of water. Stirred well.
It is heated till one thread consistency to prepare sugar syrup.
It is taken out of fire and the amla fruits soaked in lime water is added to the sugar syrup.
The fruits are kept soaked in sugar syrup for 3 days.
Then it is taken out and served fresh.
Mistakes with other methods of Amla murabba:
Some prescribe preparing Sugar -lemon juice solution with water, then adding amla fruits and boiling. This would cause loss of Vitamin C.
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Benefits of Amla Murabba:
It contains almost all benefits of Amla –
Natural aphrodisiac, anti ageing, nervine tonic
It brings about rejuvenation.
Rich source of anti oxidants, improves immunity
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Indicated in –
burning sensation in hands and feet
Gastritis, hyperacidity, nausea and vomiting
Low body weight.
Amlapitta(acid peptic disorders)
Kamala (jaundice) etc
Effect on Tridosha –
Amla ki Murabba balances Vata and Pitta Dosha.
Dose, Side effects
Dose – 1 Amla murabba fruit twice a day, preferably taken in the first part of diet.
Children can take half a fruit once or twice a day.
How long can Amle Murabba be consumed?
It can be consumed for a few months time.
Side effects of Amle ke Murabba
Because it is a coolant, it is best avoided during cold, cough and fever.
It is best to avoid in diabetic patients.
Because it improves weight, it is not recommended in obese people.
It is best to avoid in indigestion and in “Ama” conditions.
Store in a cool dry place.
Ensure air tight closure of container.
Shelf life: 1 year
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Question: I understand Amla and milk is not advised together however can Amla Murabba with milk be taken. As Amla is processed/boiled during murabba process?
Answer: It depends on the product. Mix a small piece of murabba in the milk. If it does not curdle the milk even after half an hour, then it is good to take.
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