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Aam Ka Murabba / Sweet, Sour & Spicy Mango Pickle

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Aam ka murabba.. some names just make you drool.. and this is one of it. Murabba is an Arabic word commonly refers to sweet and sour jams or pickles in many regions. Aam ka Murabba is generally made with green mangoes when they are in season. The sourness from the fresh green mangoes will be complimented with sugar and spices to get that medley of tangy, spicy and sweet flavours.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Served AsSnacks
CuisineNorth Indian
Recipe Taste Sweet, Tangy
Servings 15


  • 2 cup grated Green Mango
  • 2 cup granulated Sugar
  • ½ tbsp. Black Pepper powder
  • ½ tbsp. roasted Cumin powder
  • ¼ tbsp. Salt
  • ½ tbsp. Cardamom powder
  • Few strands Saffron


  • In a heavy bottom cooking vessel, add grated green mango and sugar.
  • Cook on medium flame by stirring in between until the mixture is reduced to half.
  • Now add black pepper powder, cardamom powder, salt and roasted cumin powder. Mix and stir in between. Scrape the sides of the vessel in between, as a layer will start to form on the sides when the mixture thickens.
  • When the mixture is reduced to ¾ of its consistency, add saffron strands. Mix gently.
  • On low flame cook by stirring until the mixture reaches thick jam like consistency. Turn off the flame and leave it to cool.
  • Once the murabba has come down to room temperature, spoon it into air tight container and lid it. Leave in the fridge to use up to a month.
  • You can serve this murabba with savory biscuits or crackers or even matri or spread it on bread or top it on rusk.

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