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Plum Jam

19 Sep

Aloo Bhukare Jam


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.

Plum Chutney

15 Jul

Aloo Bhukara Pachadi


Plums 3 – 6
Grated Jaggery 1 tsp
Roasted Cumin Powder a big pinch
Red Chile Powder 1/2 tsp
Dates 3
Salt a pinch
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Wash, deseed and chop plums roughly.
Grind plums into smooth paste.
Soak dates in water for half an hour if they are hard.
Grind the soft dates into smooth paste.

Heat pan on low flame, add plum paste, red chile powder, cumin powder and salt.
Cook for a minute, add date paste and jaggery.
Fry for a minute and remove from heat.
Serve with snacks.

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