Homemade Chyawanprash

Homemade Chyawanprash (simple version)

Chyawanaprash, is an ancient ayurvedic tonic, widely used in India.It consists of many herbs which help the body to rejuvenate and to improve the immunity system. The main ingredient is amla/aawaLa/Indian gooseberry,which is the rich source of  vitamin C. 

1 1/2 kg BIG Aawala/amla/Indian gooseberry
1 1/2 kg Sugar
1/4 kg honey
1/2 kg homemade butter

All powders of
50gm cardamom
25gm triphala
25 gm GuLvelsatva
25 gm Vanshalochan
25 gm ginger 
20 gm pimpli
10gms bay leaves
20 gm almond
10gm pepper
5gm PrawaLbhasma
5 gm Mrigashruga bhasma
5gm Nagkeshar


  • Wash the aawala and pat dry. Prick holes with pointed stainless steel fork in awalas.
  • Pressure cook aawalas in a stainless steel container for 15 minutes.
  • Let the content cool down.
  • Separate the seeds from each and every aawala. Make a smooth paste of seedless aawala pieces.
  • In  a big thick bottom stainless steel container melt homemade butter and add sugar in it. Stir well.
  • Add aawala paste and let it cook on medium -low flame. Cook till the mixture becomes thick. ( there should not remain any moisture in the mixture )
  • Meanwhile mix all the powders ( sieve if required) with the honey.
  • When the aawala mixture is done, let it cool.
  • Add honey and powder mixture in it. Stir well.
  • Transfer the contents in a glass bottle.