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Mango jam | mango jam recipe

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MANGO JAM

HOME MADE JAM WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE

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Mango season is in full swing here. When it comes to mangoes, i love to eat it as it is even without cutting the mangoes. Yes just wash it and eat it fullOpen-mouthed smile. So making recipes with mango is rare thing in my kitchen. To say it precise when i am saturated with eating mangoes i will make desserts with it. But this will never happen. I forcefully stop eating and make recipes for blog . One such recipe is Mango Jam, without any preservatives like pectin. This mango jam is a simple and easy recipe which you can try with simple 3 ingredients available at home in just 15 minutes. This mango jam turned out very well, and since i used the Alphonso Mango the color is dark. If use other variety colour will change.
Mango Jam 1
INGREDIENTS: MAKES 1 CUP JAM

MANGO (SMALL SIZE) 2
SUGAR 1/4 CUP
LEMON JUICE 1 TBLSP
LEMON ZEST 1/2 TSP

Mango Jam 2
METHOD:

  • Wash and peel the skin of the mangoes and chop it finely.
  • In a pan, add the finely chopped mangoes, sugar and lemon juice. Keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  • This will help the mango to bring out its flavour nicely.
  • No need to add water.
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  • Just switch on the flame and let it cook in a medium  low flame. Stir it . Add lemon zest too.
  • Be careful not to burn it.
  • It will slowly get cooked and turn into a glossy texture.
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  • When it reaches a semi solid consistency switch off the flame.
  • Allow this to cool completely.

Mango jam step 7

  • Store this in a clean dry bottle or container.
  • always use clean spoon or knife to spread the jam.

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Note:

  1. You can replace mangoes with strawberry too.
  2. I added 1/4 cup of sugar as the mangoes were too sweet. Adjust the sweetness according to the variety of mango you use.
  3. You can puree the mango and make jam to get a smooth consistency.

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25 comments

Mahi May 24, 2013 - 3:54 am

Interesting jam! Love the bright color..

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Divya Kudua May 24, 2013 - 3:58 am

Yum,I love it too.Looks delicious!

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Priti S May 24, 2013 - 4:52 am

yum it looks with that lovely color

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AparnaRajeshkumar May 24, 2013 - 4:59 am

yummy ! loved the color !

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Premas Culinary May 24, 2013 - 7:19 am

wow yummy jam,no bread required…appdiye sapidalam:)

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Prathima Rao May 24, 2013 - 7:24 am

Lip smacking jam!!!
Prathima Rao
Prathi Ruchi

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Sayantani May 24, 2013 - 7:25 am

we always make jam with raw mangoes. this is such a refreshing recipe. so good to use up those tart ripe mangoes.

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Sowmya Madhavan May 24, 2013 - 8:06 am

i love this ..made this last year when we bought a few and none of us were in a position to eat them…looks yumm

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Priya Srinivasan May 24, 2013 - 8:45 am

Tasty n yum!!! Without any preservatives n less sugar, it can't get healthier than this!!!!

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Shama Nagarajan May 24, 2013 - 9:16 am

delicious and inviting recipe

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Saranya Balaji May 24, 2013 - 9:22 am

looks so yummy and lovely color…

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Hamaree Rasoi May 24, 2013 - 9:40 am

Delicious and colorful jam.
Deepa

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CHITRA May 24, 2013 - 12:08 pm

wish to lick it 🙂 pass me here 😉

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Veena Theagarajan May 24, 2013 - 3:01 pm

so yummy looks so good

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Vimitha Anand May 24, 2013 - 4:24 pm

Homemade is always the best. nice color

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Arthy Suman May 24, 2013 - 5:33 pm

love the color of the jam…awesome

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swathi gardas May 24, 2013 - 7:02 pm

what is lemon zest?

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Akila May 24, 2013 - 7:06 pm

Lovely jam

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Priya Suresh May 24, 2013 - 8:15 pm

Lolz Jeya even i dont make any sweets with sweet mangoes that much easily as i always finish them just like that. Jam looks beautiful and eye pleasing.

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Nithya May 24, 2013 - 8:20 pm

looks so yummy. wants to taste now itself.. :). pic is so good jeyashri :).. will try soon..

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Kaveri Venkatesh May 25, 2013 - 3:25 pm

Delicious jam…very nicely made

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Hema May 25, 2013 - 5:27 pm

Looks very delicious..

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"Satch" Graham July 21, 2013 - 11:48 pm

Thanks, Jeyashri! If anyone is looking to make this jam with more than 2 mangoes, I used 3 cups of mango pulp, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 Tbsp lemon juice and 1 tsp lemon zest. It turned out great! Thanks for posting this low-sugar version.

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sandhya sekar November 16, 2013 - 8:01 am

actually wt s lemon zest

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Poonam Sambhaji June 1, 2014 - 5:11 pm

Hi jeyashri.
I made this very jam with 750 GMs of mango. Just a few changes. Added nutmeg cardomom and cinnamon each 1 tsp. Plus used regular cooker without whistle. This way prevented the spurting. Since no whistle was used, I cud just open cooler ones every 15 min and stir. Its lovely. The lemon zest and lemon really add ZING to jam and gave a real gelatin texture to the jam. Just love it. Hope I can use same procedure for mixed fruit jam. Also I used my food processor to blend the full mango . Thus helped to make a spreadable consistency.

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