Monday, November 22, 2010

guava jam

Guavas are excellent source of vitamin C.They are also good source of vitamin A, folate, potassium,magnesium and copper.And guava jam is very tasty kids like it very much.

  • Guavas cubed 3 cups (3 guavas)
  • sugar 1 1/2 cups
  • water 3 cups
  • 1 Tbls vinegar
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
    peel and cut guavas into small pieces about 1/2 inch. Take a heavy bottom pan add guavas,sugar,2 cups water,vinegar,lime juice,salt. bring to boil on high heat then reduce heat to medium and boil for about 30 minutes.
    remove from the heat set a side to cool down .
    pour the mixture through a metal sifter in to a pan to separate out the seeds. use a spoon to force the mixture to the sifter.pass the mixture through the sifter for a second time.

    transfer guava mixture back into pan. add remaining 1 cup water bring it to boil on medium high heat then immediately reduce heat to medium-low and simmer it for 30 minutes or until thickened.
    move pan from stove set aside to cool. transfer jam into jars and refrigerate. jam will stiffen as it cools down.

    this recipe makes about 12 ounces.


    Swathi said...

    Homemade Guava Jam is delicious. My hubby is fan of Guava. I will try .

    aipi said...

    Perfect looking guava jam..homemade is always the best..thanks for sharing this awesome recipe dear!

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    saritha said...

    thanks swathi and aipi...

    Dr.Sameena Prathap

    Hi Saritha,

    Beautiful jam dear with guava..:)