Homemade Chawanprash | How to make Homemade Chawanprash

By Pooja Sagar Shah  |  28th Nov 2016  |  
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About Homemade Chawanprash Recipe

Healthy recipe for this season, increases immunity and keeps you safe from cold and cough.

Homemade Chawanprash, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Homemade Chawanprash by Pooja Sagar Shah will definitely help you in its preparation. The Homemade Chawanprash can be prepared within 20 minutes. The time taken for cooking Homemade Chawanprash is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Homemade Chawanprash step by step. The detailed explanation makes Homemade Chawanprash so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Homemade Chawanprash can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Homemade Chawanprash from BetterButter.

Homemade Chawanprash

Ingredients to make Homemade Chawanprash

  • Gooseberry - 1 1/2 cup
  • jaggery - 1 cup
  • honey - 1 cup
  • ghee - 5-6 tbsp
  • almonds - 1/2 cup
  • spices - green cardamom - 6 pieces Peppercorns -1 1/2 tsp , cinnamon - 1 inch Cumin seeds -1 tbsp , fennel seeds - 2 tbsp
  • Saffron - 1/2 tsp ( instead of these spices you can also add the ready spices from the market )
  • Silver and gold varak.

How to make Homemade Chawanprash

  1. Wash and clean the gooseberry and let it dry on the kitchen towel. Make sure they are completely dry for a better shelf life.
  2. Now in a pressure cooker keep a strainer and add the gooseberry and cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Take all the spices and grind them to a powder. Grind the almonds separately to a powder.
  4. Once the gooseberries are cooked let them cool and de-seed them. Mash the gooseberries
  5. Take a nonstick pan and heat the ghee in it. Add mashed gooseberry and mix it till the ghee leaves the sides of the pan.
  6. Add the jaggery and honey into this and let it cook for about 4-5 min.
  7. Then add the ground dry spice mixture and the almond powder and let it cook till the contents get a bit sticky and come off the sides of the pan. Add the silver and gold varak.
  8. Cool it and store the chawanprash in a clean and dry air tight container.

My Tip:

Use dry and clean container to store the chawanprash

Reviews for Homemade Chawanprash (4)

Gloria Singh Dcosta3 years ago


Anupama Kumari3 years ago

perfect recipe for my kids this winter season!

Manjushree Sooraj3 years ago


Khushboo Rathod Bendale3 years ago


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