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Guava Jelly

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Contributed by:
Anupriya Sinha
Anupriya Sinha, Housewife
Chennai

Guava Jelly

Ingredients

Ripe Guava (Amrood) 500 gm
Water 2 cup
Sugar 2 cup (approx.)
Lemon juice 2 tbsp
Food colour (green or yellow) 1 pinch (if desired)

Method of Preparation

1. Wash and cut thin slices of guava.
2. Take guava slices and water in a pressure cooker, and cook till guava softens.
3. Cool and mash guava.
4. Strain through a thin malmal cloth, squeeze and discard the waste pulp.
5. Measure the liquid extract. It will be approximately 2 cups.
6. Measure the same amount of sugar and add to the extract.
7. Mix food colour in tsp of water and add to the mixture. This is optional.
8. Bring the mixture to boil and lower the heat. Simmer till you get 1 string consistency
    of the syrup.
9. Now add lemon juice, stir and boil on high heat for 2-3 minutes.
10. Remove from heat and wait for 10-15 minutes.
11. Pour in a jar and let cool to room temperature.
12. Keep jelly in the fridge for 3-4 hours. It will set and be ready for use.

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