Sunday, December 14, 2014

Saib Ka Murabba / Apple Preserve سیب کا مربّہ

Saib Ka Murabba is a centuries old herbal medicine. Hakim gives it to their patients after illness to overcome weakness. It is the oldest technique to get benefits of apple when it is not available in off season.  Here is the oldest recipe of Saib Ka Murabba.

Seb Ka Murabba
Apples in syrup
Prepared Apples
Removing Skin and Inner core of Apples
  • Apples 2 kg
  • Sugar 2 kg
  • Tatri 1-2 pinches
  • Rose essence few drops
  • Silver Foil (Chandi Kay warq)  for serving
  • Remove skin of apples.
  • Also remove inner seed part.
  • Pierce the prepared apples with fork.
  • Now put the prepared apples in a pan, add sugar at top.
  • Keep for 24 hours, sugar will absorb apples moisture and you will get moist sugar after 24 hour.
  • Now heat on a low flame, add little water if needed.
  • Add tatri and cook till thick syrup is obtained.
  • Remove from flame add rose essences and keep in dark for 20-30 days for aging.
  • You will get transparent apples after this period. This is your saib ka murabba.
  • Serve 1-2 bites with Silver foil(Chandi Kay Warq) wrapped around.