Jams

Black Grapes Jam – No Pectin Jam Recipe

Black grapes, also known as Concord grapes or slipskin grapes, are sold fresh or made into fresh juice, jams or jellies. They are rich in a number of nutrients, including natural antioxidants.

Black Grapes jam without using pectin recipe is a wonderful purple color jam, it’s easy to make and goes perfectly with a warm toast in the breakfast.

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No Pectin Jam – Black Grape Jam

Black Grapes Jam – No Pectin Jam Recipe

Ingredients :
Black Grapes  – 250 gms
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Water –  1/2 cup
Juice of half lemon

Method:

  1. Wash and separate the grapes from stems.
  2. Put them in a pressure cooker with 1/2 cup of water on low flame and cook till one whistle.
  3. Open pressure cooker after 5 minutes and grind grapes into a smooth paste. It yields 1 & 1/2 cups of grape puree.
  4. Now put boiled puree with 1/2 cup of sugar in a deep saucepan and cook on medium-low flame for 10 minutes.
  5. Once jam starts to thickens switch off the flame.
  6. Allow jam to cool down. Then add lemon juice and mix well.
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Purple Colored 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 jam to cool completely. Then 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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