Friday, June 3, 2011

Strawberry Jam

Fresh strawberries - 1 pound
sugar - 3 cups
water - 1/4 cup

1. Wash and clean all the strawberries and keep aside.
2. Trim off the the leaves and chop them.
3. Add 2tbsp of water and blend them to a chunky mixture.
4. Now in a heavy bottom pan add remaining water and sugar and form a syrup base [that is a one string ]over a medium heat.
5.Then add the pureed strawberries to the sugar syrup and keep stirring till it attains a jelly like consistancy .When the edges starts to solidify and the colour deppens .you can stop and remove from the stove top.
6.Allow it to cool completely before filling it to a airtight jar.It will stay in frige for about 6-8 months.

same thing can be done with plums,blue berries or mix berries.enjoy...


SMN said...

hey soumya very nice to see you in action. welcome back. i am sure your son will love this jam. nice recipe . thanks for sharing

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

thank you.