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Amla Wine | Indian Gooseberry Wine

Dec-04-2016
Namita Tiwari
0 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
Serves
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ABOUT Amla Wine | Indian Gooseberry Wine RECIPE

This is a traditional recipe of amla wine made by inspiration from our friends in the south. My husband got the recipe while working in the plantations at Wynaad. Delicately warm and flavourful, with a lingering sweet aftertaste, Amla wine has all the health benefits of amla.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • South Indian
  • Boiling
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 1 ¼ kg amla (or 100 medium size amla)
  2. 1 kg white crystalline sugar
  3. 4 liters water.
  4. You will also need-
  5. Two glass jars of 4 liters capacity each
  6. A wooden spatula
  7. A glass funnel
  8. Muslin Cloth
  9. And wine bottles to store your wine

Instructions

  1. Wash amla and wipe them dry.
  2. Take water and sugar in a large container. Bring it to a boil. Turn off the heat. Let it cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Take the glass jars. Put 50 amla in each jar.
  4. Add equal quantity of sugar solution to both the jars. Amla will float in the solution and the colour of the amla will change.
  5. Leave the jars open till solution comes to room temperature.
  6. Put the lid loosely around the mouth of the bottle.
  7. Stir the mixture every day with a wooden ladle. You may fix up a time to stir. Stir for 4 to 5 minutes.
  8. Stir the mixture every day for 20 days. The wine needs 20 days to ferment
  9. In case If you see any fungal growth on the top layer, carefully remove and discard.
  10. On the 21st day, pass the mixture through a muslin cloth and transfer to wine bottles. You will be needing a funnel for transferring wine to bottles. Discard amla.
  11. The wine is ready. It is recommended that you keep it to mature for at least 3 months to 1 year. Store wine in a cupboard.
  12. The taste and colour of the wine improves with time. In one year, from whitish colour, the wine becomes sparkling honey colour. It has a warm feel to it and beautiful lingering sweet aftertaste of amla.

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Ashna Singhal
Aug-27-2017
Ashna Singhal   Aug-27-2017

how much is the yeild

Anshu Pande
Jun-12-2017
Anshu Pande   Jun-12-2017

Didi this is simply outstanding!!! innovative and amazing.. I cant wait to try his!

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