Oct 3, 2015

Fig Preserves Recipe - Fig Jam Recipe using Brown Sugar


I love making jams, not only it is healthy to make at home. But homemade jams taste really delicious than the store bought kind.Whenever i see some overly ripe fruits lying around i make jam out of them. I never waste anything. Sometimes i even buy fruits to make jam..This is one jam which i made like that..

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Figs are really good for you..I made this jam for amma..I decided to add little sugar to it. I thought of adding jaggery in this, but i ran out of it..So i added demerara sugar and it turned out yummy..Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 20 to 25 mins
Makes : around 300 grams 

Ingredients:

Figs - 20 
Brown Sugar / Jaggery or Demerara Sugar - 1/2 cup

Method:

Put a plate in freezer.

Sterilize a glass jar, remove and set aside to drain.

Take 3/4th of the figs in a blender and puree. Take that in a pan.

Add in remaining chopped figs along with sugar and mix well.

Cook this for 15 mins on medium heat till it gets thick and leaves the sides. 

Spoon a little bit on the plate and it will get thick like a jam, this is when you know that the jam is done.

Cool it a bit and spoon it into the jar. Cover it and store in fridge.

Pictorial:
First Take a plate


Place it in freezer
I always keep the jam jar and pickle jars at home, they are heat proof..Now to sterlize this, cover with water and boil it for 5 mins


Remove it and set aside to drain

You need some figs and sugar..I used demerara sugar..
You can use jaggery or normal sugar too


Take 3/4 th of the figs in a blender


puree smoothly


pour it in a pan


add in 1/4th of chopped figs


add in sugar


mix well


the sugar will melt down


now keep mixing it


it will get thick


the colour will darken too


now the jam is almost done


pour some jam over a frozen plate..


When you bring it together it will come like a jam 


Now fill your jar


cover it and put it in fridge..this is smartness in a jar


Enjoy with toast..

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