Apple Gooseberry Jam – Healthy Jam

A fruity delight that smoothly spreads on the toasted bread. This apple gooseberry jam is easy to make and preservative free.

Apple Gooseberry Jam is a healthy combination of apple and gooseberry. Gooseberry which is also known as Amla. It’s a potent source of Vitamin C and also contains iron and calcium.

Pectin is a naturally occurring substance that makes jellies gel and gives jams their spread consistency. Apples contain a particularly high amount of pectin which helps jam to set. Apple pectin is available in the skin and pulp of fresh apples.

I also added one small beetroot for giving perfect red color and this makes jam even more healthy.

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Apple Gooseberry Jam

Ingredients :

Apple – 4 small
Gooseberry – 6
Beetroot – 1 small
Sugar – 1 & 1/2 cup
Water – 1 & 1/2 cup
Juice of half lemon

Method:

  1. Chop apple (with skin), gooseberry, beetroot. Put in a deep non-stick saucepan with 1 & 1/2 cup of water. Cook, it covered for 10 minutes on medium-high flame.
  2. Switch off the flame and allow to cool down completely.
  3. Put boiled apple, gooseberry, and beetroot into a grinder. Now make a smooth puree. It yields 2 & 1/2 cup of puree.
  4. Now add sugar and cook on medium-low flame for 10 minutes. Once jam starts to thickens switch off the flame.
  5. Allow jam to cool down and then add lemon juice and mix well.
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Healthy Jam

Tips :

  • Lift jam with a spatula and pour jam, it should flow together and not in drops.
  • Pour few drops of prepared jam on a plate if it spreads then it’s not ready if it stays firm without moving then the jam is ready.
  • Allow to cool and store in a clean and dry glass jar.
  • Keep jam in the refrigerator after every use. Use a clean and dry spoon. It last long for 3 months.
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Healthy Breakfast Spread
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Author: rupalikarki

My name is Rupali and I grew up in Chandigarh, one of the most beautiful cities in India. Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab, a state which is famous for cuisine high in butter. Currently, I live in Indirapuram, GZD which is a city near New Delhi, the capital of India. Reyansh my naughty kid and Manoj my fitness freak husband inspires me to cook/bake healthy and experiment with food. This is how my passion for cooking started.

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