Friday, May 16, 2008


1 kg carrots
1 1/4 kg sugar
3/ 4 litre water(750 ml)
3-4 g citric acid
  • Select red carrots ,wash and peel them
  • Cut in to big pieces
  • Prick the carrots with a fork
  • Blanch by boiling in water for 2-3 minutes and then dipping in cold water
  • Add water and citric to sugar and boil to dissolve the sugar .
  • Strain though a muslin cloth
  • Add carrot pieces and cook on slow fire till the syrup is of one thread consistency .remove from fire and leave overnight.
  • Heat it again on second day and cook till the syrup is again of one -thread consistency.remove from fire.
  • Heat again on the third day till the syrup is thicker than one thread consistency.remove from fire.
  • Cool and fill in sterilized jars and store.

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