Bel juice /Bilwa/Beli fruit/Stone apple /wood apple juice recipe with pictures


Bel juice is tasty and easy to make.It has lot of health benefits and give immediate respite from heat stroke in summers.
It is also popularly known as Vilva maram,,Bilva, Bilwa, Bel, Kuvalam, Koovalam (in Malayalam), Madtoum, or Beli fruit, Bengal quince, stone apple,Maredu (in Telugu),in Sindhi and wood apple. The tree, which is the only species in the genus.

Bel fruit helps in digestion ,gastric problem ,constipation etc.

It destroys intestinal worms, stops nausea, vomiting and relieves cramps of stomach-muscles. In fact, the Ayurveda considers it a remedy for the three systemic disturbances viz. cough, wind and bile.

In digestive disorders and chronic dysentery, bel is regarded as an invaluable remedy. As a remedy for bowel complaints, diarrhoea and chronic dysentery, the juice of bel fruit has no equal.

Ingredients(Serves 2-3)

Bel Fruit 1
Jaggery 2 Tbsp or you can use sugar for better taste
Water 2 glass
Pepper powder 1 pinch
Rock salt(according to taste)You can use cooking salt if rock salt is not available
Lemon Juice 1 tsp (Optional)


Step1: Take out the inner pulp from the fruit and put it in a vessel.

Step2:Add water in the pulp and mix both of them nicely.

Step3.Add sugar,rock salt and black pepper powder in it.

Step4:Take a filter and filter out the seeds of the fruit from the juice.
Step5: Add Lemon Juice if you want and stir well.

Serve chilled.

PS-When you mix water with the pulp use your hands so that pulp get squeeze out thoroughly.

The consistency of the juice is upon your choice.I always keep it little thick so that I can consumer more of the fruit.Some people keep real light consistency as it brings out better taste.


  1. Dear Anamika,My mom used to make it and it has great health benefits. I saw stone apple in the market but did not knew it was Bel. I love the juice and would love to incorporate it in my diet.Thanks again fro sharing the recipe.Will go and buy stone apple now.Lots of loveShiva

  2. I use to drink lots of it during summer Shiva but I don find it here in Hyderabad..Its great for constipation, cools you down and many many more benefits:)though i find that is shape and color is quiet different in every place

  3. Dear Anamika,I came back here to thank you. Today you gave me back something that I lost in childhood and that was this juice. I would have never tried it had it not been for this post. I got the stone apples and made the juice today and it was just like the one I used to have in my young days.Thanks a ton honey. You have no idea how happy you made me today.Lots of love.God bless you dear.regardsShiva

  4. Hey Shiva:)This is one juice which my father use to request me to drink every is so fantastic for yoru stomach..i have heard it helps in losing weight too..I am glad you tried it otherwise there are hardly people left who think of enjoying healthy treats which nature has given us..It gives me immense joy to hear that it made u happy..:)

  5. It’s a seasonal fruit.The season is just over and inspire of best efforts,it could not be arranged.I want to continue throughout the year. May please guide

  6. Hey.. I have never heard of this fruit.. the juice looks quite tempting.. I was looking for some nice mocktail to make with KDD Harvests’ apple juice and your recipe popped up.. Where can I find this fruit?


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