Amla Candy

The healthy and delicious way of preserving amla is making candy out of it. You can make it sweet or sour. Now a days; it has great demand in the market also. Making amla candy is super easy and simple process.
  1. Amla / nellikka / Gooseberry - 250 gm
  2. Sugar-1 cup
  3. Jaggery grated-1 cup (or brown sugar)
  4. Cardamom-2 numbers
  5. Powdered Sugar-1 tbsp
  1. Boil water (enough to cook amla) in a pan; add washed amla to the boiling water and cook for few minutes (3-4 minutes) until they changed its color to transparent and just starts crackling the sides.
  1. Switch off the flame and drain it.
  2. After cools down; cut them in to segments (discard the seeds and; separate the petals like sections).
  3. In a pan add; sugar, jaggery and 1 cup of water; boil for 5 minutes.
  4. Add amla pieces and cardamom crushed in to it.
  5. Boil it until the syrup gets sticky in hand (one string consistency).
  6. Strain it completely from the syrup (use this syrup for making any other sweet dish; means don't throw it).
  1. Arrange the strained amla pieces on a flat plate and dry it under hot sunshine. 
  2. Within two days; they completely get dried (if there is less sunshine; it will take 3 to 4 days).
  3. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top and store it in an air-tight container for long use.
You can use only sugar or or only jaggery for making this candy.
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