Thursday, February 2, 2017

APPLE JAM /HOMEMADE APPLE JAM WITHOUT PECTIN

Jams are usually made from pulp from one fruit or combination  of several fruits.There are different varieties of jams available in market like strawberry jam,apricot jam,mixed fruit jam,peach jam,plum jam,apple jam etc.Today I am sharing homemade apple jam recipe. l love making home made jams because it taste so fresh.I have not used any preservatives so its healthy for your kids.Let us start with the recipe..


Apple Jam


Preparation time:10 minutes
Cooking time:30-35 minutes5

INGREDIENTS:

  • Apples  -500gms
  • sugar  -2 cup
  • Water -1/2 cup
  • Cinnamon-1 inch piece 
  • Salt-1/4 tsp
  • Lemon Juice -1 tsp
APPLE JAM

METHOD:  

  • Wash, peel and cut the apples into small pieces.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan,put the apple pieces along with water and cinnamon.Cover it and bring it to a boil.Now simmer the heat till the apples are completely cooked through.
  • Once it comes into boil add sugar and salt.Stir well.Boil till the apple pieces turn soft.Mash them properly with a masher.You can mash it completely or leave it chunky.
  • Keep stirring to prevent jam from sticking to the pan's base.Cook on a medium heat.
  • Switch off the flame and add lemon juice into this.Cook till it gets thick and leaves the sides of the pan.It will take around 20 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame and add lemon juice into this.Mix well. 
  • Let it cool and transfer this to a dry air tight glass bottle.
    COOKED JAM IN A PAN

  NOTE:

  1. Use clean,dry air tight glass bottles to store this jam.
  2. No need to mash the pieces completely.You can leave it chunky also.
  3. Always use dry and clean spoons while handling this.This keeps well for a week when stored in clean dry shelf.If you want to store for longer period of time,store this in Refrigerator.I recommend you to store in Refrigerator always. 
Happy Cooking!!!


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