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.


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


  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.

Purple Colored Jam

Tips :

  • Lift jam with a spatula and pour jam, it should flow together and not in drops.
  • Pour a 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.