Jackfruit Jam – fresh, homemade jam!

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Wellcure

09:35 AM | 04-07-2019
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings
10 servings

Jams have a nice fruity flavour and are loved by kids. Here’s a simple one to make using jackfruit. Simple to make at home without any refined sugar or additives!

Ingredients

  • 10 ripe jackfruits pieces without seeds

Method

  • Blend the jackfruit pieces with very little water to make a paste.
  • Cook it on low to medium flame in a thick bottomed vessel stirring continuously.
  • It may take 7 to 10 minutes to thicken up a bit.
  • Take it off the gas and let it cool down.
  • It will further thicken a bit after cooling.
  • Stores well for 3 to 4 days.

Wellcure Tips:

  • Bananas can be used instead of jackfruit.
  • For added sweetness, use dates or raisin paste or honey after taking off from the stove.
  • Give some texture to the jam by reserving some portion of the fruit chopped into small pieces instead of blending everything.

Eating Guide:

  • Food Group: Fruits
  • Fruits are the easiest to digest and are packed with fibre & nutrition. Hence a great addition to your kids' intake.
  • We don’t advise cooking fruit since it destroys nutrients but still, this is better than store-bought jam and can be used as an occasional treat. Also, please don’t consider fruit jams to be a replacement of fresh fruits.

Image courtesy for title pic: www.erivumpuliyumm.com

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