Seb Ka Murraba (Apple Preserve)


  • 675gms medium apples
  • 2tsp. eating lime powder
  • 5 cups water
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 21/2 cups water
  • 2tbsp rose water
  • silver paper (varak)


  • Wash the apples and slice the tops and bottoms off, then prick the whole apple all over using fork.
  • Mix the eating lime powder and water and soak the apples in this mixture for 30 minutes. Rinse the apples in cold running water several times and dry them completely.
  • Make the one string syrup gently and add apples.
  • Continue cooking until the syrup is thick and apples are completely cooked.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Serve each apple with a little syrup and rose water.
  • Cover each apple with a piece of silver paper.
  • Store the apples in an airtight container.