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amla chywANPRASH
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Amla Chywanprash

Amla chywanprash is a tasty relish and a good way to increase immunity.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Dips and condiments
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: amla chywanprash, chawanprash, chyavanprash
Servings: 20


  • 400 grams 'amla' or gooseberry
  • 3 tablespoon jaggery. You may add 1 tablespoon more if you feel more sweetness is required
  • ¾ cup honey
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoon 'ghee' or clarified butter


  • 1 medium piece 'dalchini' or cinnamon
  • 1 'jaiphal' or nutmeg
  • 6 'elaichi' or cardamom pods
  • 1 tablespoon 'saunf' or fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp. black pepper optional


  • Grind the spices and keep it aside.
  • Steam amla for 15-20 mins.Alternatively, pressure cook them with minimal water for 1 whistle.
  • De-seed them and mash them.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add amla to it.
  • Mix sugar and jaggery to this.
  • Let it cook on low flame for 15- 20 minutes.
  • Add the honey and Cook on a low flame until you get a gooey mixture.
  • Add the powdered the spices to the mix and cook for few minutes
  • Store in a clean jar once it cools.


Note: You can store it in a refrigerator for months.You may adjust sugar content according to your need.
This recipe yields 500 grams of chywanprash.Ensure you use a dry spoon always because moisture can spoil it.


Serving: 1g