I like to try and share New recipes so today I tried my grandmother’s Guava Jelly recipe. I remember when I was small there was a guava tree at my grandmother’s place and there used to be this delicious amrood that no one can resist.
Today while making this recipe trust me I totally went down the Memory Lane and it was nostalgic.
Earlier in one of my blog post, I mentioned about her, telling how strict she was regarding her garden that whosoever will pour water into the plants will get the flowers similarly whosoever will climb the tree and pluck the fruits will get the fruits.
Actually, she is the one who taught us climbing trees and when I think about this today I really wonder will I be able to teach my daughter how to Climb a Tree….. I don’t know!!! Well, you all will agree that this was really exciting and fun those days.
so while having this guava tree in her Garden we used to get so many guavas. Both ripped and raw. The raw guavas used to get consumed sooner. Everybody likes raw guava because of the crunchiness the taste of the fruit enhances but what about the ripe ones.
The ripe one can be used to make a very delicious used to get very delicious homemade guava jelly. So today I would be sharing with you a guava recipe that everyone enjoys. You can relish guava Jelly with chapati or you can put it on bread as a substitute for jam.
We all know that Guava is a winter fruit, and you would have often heard the mother saying that after eating this fruit children get cough and cold. So what to do? Now mothers will be sorted as this is a cooked guava recipe.
Let us know a little about guava before making guava Jelly recipe.
Guava is said to be a tropical fruit mostly native to Mexico, Central America and northern America. According to the stats of 2011, India was the largest producers of guava.
Another name for guava is Peru a very popular name, this may very much excite you that the word Peru is derived from the word pear which is very common in the countries bordering the Western side of India.
Another very popular Hindi name amrood which is a variant of the word amroot which also means pear but in Arabic or Turkish language.
Nutrient Content in Guava, before making guava jelly recipe at home.
Did you know that 1guava fruit contains almost 5 to 7 grams of dietary fiber which helps in digesting your food contains 1 gram protein and about 10 to 12 grams of carbohydrates this fruit also lowers the risk of heart diseases high cholesterol and even obesity as well as diabetes.
Now tell me why this fruit which has so much of healthy content should be left out of the plate. Dear mummies now don’t worry that by eating guava your kids may catch cough, cold because now you can give them this homemade guava jelly with no added preservatives.
atch cough, cold because now you can give them this homemade guava jelly with no added preservatives.
Guava Jelly || How to make at home
This Guava Jelly recipe is very easy to make at home. The best part is you don’t need to add any preservatives or harmful chemical to it.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 35 minutes
Calories 220 kcal
- 1/2kg Guava
- Sugar – 1 cup
- Lemon Juice – 1 -2 tbs
Collect All the above Ingredients
Cut Guava into Small Pieces
Add these pieces into a container
Add water to the level of Guava that you have put in the container
Now Boil it nicely for 15-20 minutes.
So that the entire flavor of Guava is absorbed in water
Now Strain the water in another container
Press the boiled guava also to extract the entire juice.
Now Boil the Guava extract and add Sugar to it
Add 2-3 tablespoon Lemon Juice to it.
OR Squeeze a Lemon in it.
When you see that it changes color, that’s the time to switch off the gas.
Pour it in a container and allow it to set.
Keep stirring the mixture and make sure you don’t over-boil it, otherwise, it will become too hard.