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Murabba – Afghan Jam – Apricot

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  • Author: MirriamSeddiq



300 grams dried apricots

1/2 Cup orange juice

1/3 Cup Sugar

1/3 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon orange blossom water

1/4 teaspoon crushed cardamom

Hot Water to hydrate apricots


1. Take 300 grams of apricots. Soak in very hot water to rehydrate them.

2. Turn pot on medium heat and place apricots in pot along with some of apricot water.

3. Now, either squeeze juice for your orange juice, or just measure 1/2 C.

4. Take 1/3 C sugar to apricots in pot.

5. The apricots are going to take, give or take, about 15 minutes to cook down.

6. Add salt.

7. Add orange blossom water

8. After thickened up, add your orange juice.

9. Add crushed cardamom.

10. Let cool off an enjoy!


This dish goes well with some Afghan tea and some home baked bread. Let me know what you think.

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