Murrbo (sweet mango chutney/jam)

8 servings
25 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 8
16 oz raw mangoes

12 oz sugar

4 small cinnamon sticks

6 whole cardamoms slightly crushed to release flavour

1 glass of water

1 tablespoon Lemon juice


  • Wash, pat ,dry and peel mangoes. Cut into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Boil mango till slightly tender but still retaining its shape, remove from heat and drain water and keep aside mango.
  • In a thick bottomed pan, mix sugar with 1 glass water .
  • Heat it, while mixing at frequent intervals till sugar dissolves completely.
  • Skim off any grey foam, which are impurities from the sugar. Add lemon juice. It will help to avoid crystallization of sugar.
  • To the sugar syrup, add the boiled mangoes, cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon and mix properly.
  • Let it boil for few minutes and then put it on medium heat. Keep stirring at regular intervals till cooked. Approx 7-8 minutes.When the mixture resembles jam like consistency remove from heat. When cool transfer to sterilised jars. Keep in fridge. Serve with papodams, tortilla chips or with paratha or puri.


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