Amla juice: How to make the healthy beverage?

Published on: 9 July 2022, 12:53 pm IST

The vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidation properties of amla make it a great fruit. Amla juice, too, has a lot of benefits. 

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Amla juice is packed with vitamin C. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
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Amla offers a plethora of additional health advantages. Due to its digestive and astringent characteristics, amla, also known as Indian Gooseberry, has long been used in Indian medicine. Packed with Vitamin C, it is a wonderful immune system booster for those who are sick with a cold since it has a tendency to reduce flu-like symptoms. It is also fantastic for your hair since it keeps away grey hair!  

Amla can be eaten in raw or dried form, but many people also consume it as a juice! Yes, amla juice is a healthy beverage. The market may be flooded with packaged varieties, but nothing like a fresh, homemade version. Isn’t it?

So, let’s find out how to make amla juice! 

Here’s how you can make it:

Prep Time: 25-30 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Taste: Mild

Ingredients:

  • Amla (Indian gooseberry): Seeded and chopped, roughly 8
  • Ginger: Roughly chopped, 2 inches
  • Cumin seeds: 4 teaspoons
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Amla is one of the richest sources of vitamin C. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Recipe:

  1. Grate or finely chop amla (Indian gooseberries) to prepare amla juice. Throw away the seeds.
  2. Now, combine the grated or chopped amla with water and mix until a smooth paste forms. Make a good strain of it.
  3. Add ginger, cumin seeds, and blend once more.
  4. Place some ice cubes in a glass with the blended amla juice and serve.

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Tips for making amla juice

Making homemade amla juice is best done with fresh amla. Make sure to soak amla in salted water to remove any harmful residue.

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What are the benefits of amla?

The vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidation properties of amla make it a great fruit. We list down a few of its benefits:

  1. Since it is full of antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties, it helps to fight harmful infection and improves the body’s metabolism.
  2. Aids in improving the haemoglobin level in the body and hence, boosts the blood purification function.  
  3. Promotes the functioning of the heart and liver.
  4. Gives relief to respiratory problems like the common cold and cough.
  5. Since it is known for its ability to boost hair production and improve collagen production in the skin, amla can boost good skin and hair quality in both kids and adults.

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