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Papaya jam

  • Date Posted: 2011-08-05 10:37
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Recipes information:

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Cook Time: 120 Min
  • Dietotherapy: None
Ingredients:

Papaya             500g
castor sugar    50g
malt sugar       50g 

lemon               1

(add more or eliminate, up to you )
 

Directions:

The papaya is an exotic tropical fruit native to Central America. They are available year-round in most markets. They bring an exotic touch to savory dishes and desserts.

In traditional Chinese medical science, papaya is beneficial for skin care and repair. You can use papaya to treat or eliminate old dead skin cells, dandruff and other skin disorders and even to reduce the signs of premature aging.

The ripe fruit is usually eaten raw, without skin or seeds. The unripe green fruit of papaya can be eaten cooked, usually in curries, salads and stews. It has a relatively high amount of pectin, which can be used to make jellies. Now, we would use ripe papaya to make Jam.

papaya jam

 

1st stepPeel the papaya, dicing, and put castor sugar on the papaya.

Peel the papaya

2nd stepMix the papaya and the sugar, lay aside for 1 hour. Cook the papaya till it soften, then add the lemon juice.

Mix the papaya

3th stepCook on low heat and stir the papaya slowly, for about 20 min. Then add the malt sugar. And done!

Papaya jam done

 

This papaya jam could be conserved more than 3 months, sometime a year. Mixed wih yoghourt, some breads, it would be most delicious food in the world.

Papaya jam conserved

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