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Yummy Purple Jam

Yummy home-made jam done with beetroot,watermelon and cherry

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

This Jam is so yummy and colourful that it can be made for get-togethers.Add 1 cup seedless grapes pulp and 1 cup chopped dates while making this Jam but this is an option.This Jam goes well with Idli,Indian Breads,Biryani etc.

Ingredients vegetarian 20 servings

    • 200 gm beetroot-grated
    • 100gm finely chopped cherries
    • 200 gm watermelon
    • 2 1/2 cups sugar
    • 2-3 tbsp vanilla essence
    • 1 cup water
    • 3 tbsp finely chopped kismis
    • few melon scoops
    • few whole cherries


    1. Take a pressure pan,add water,grated beetroot,watermelon pulp,chopped cherries,sugar and vanilla essence.Mix this well and turn on the heat.
    2. Cover and Pressure cook them for 10 mins or upto 3-4 whistles on medium flame.
    3. Let it cool.Open the lid and add chopped kismis,melon and whole cherries and cook for 9-10 more mins on medium flame(till water runs dry and this turns thick).
    4. Serve this Yummy Jam with Idli,Indian Breads,Biryani etc.
    Note: U can add 1 cup seedless grapes pulp and 1 cup chopped dates while making this Jam in step 1 but this is an option




    its yummy and colourfull. can this jam be preserved? any other fruit jam can be prepared by the same recepie?