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Plum Jam

19 Sep

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Aloo Bhukare Jam

Ingredients:

Plums 4 – 8
Sugar 1 1/2 cups
Ginger 1/2 inch piece
Lemon Juice 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Wash, deseed and chop plums (abt. 2 cups).
Peel and grate the ginger.
Heat a sauce pan, add chopped plums, ginger and half a cup of water.
Cook covered for few minutes until plums turn mushy.
Uncover and let most of the water evaporate.
Then add sugar, lemon juice and let the whole mixture thicken.
Store in a sterilized jar and serve when needed.

Notes: Adjust the amount of sugar according to sweetness of plums.

Beetroot Jam

22 Jul

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Beetroot Jam

Ingredients:

Beetroots 4
Grated Ginger 1 tsp
Lemon Juice 1 tbsp
Sugar 2 cups

Method of preparation:

Wash, peel and grate beetroots (abt. 2 cups).
Heat a sauce pan, add grated beetroot, grated ginger and a cup of water.
Cook covered for few minutes until beetroot turns mushy.
Uncover and mash the cooked beetroot.
Once the beetroot mixture thickens a little, add sugar and lemon juice.
Let the mixture boil and thicken.
Store in a sterilized jar and serve when needed.

Notes: Pulse the cooked beetroot in a blender if you wish.