fig jam recipe
easy and healthy fig jam recipe made from fresh figs and powdered jaggery.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 1 small jar
- 12 to 15 fresh figs
- ¼ cup organic powdered jaggery or sugar (add more if required. also depends on the sweetness of the figs)
- 2 to 3 pinch of cinnamon powder (dalchini powder)
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 cup water
rinse the fresh figs well and let them dry naturally or dry with a kitchen towel.
chop the figs.
in a thick bottomed pan, add the chopped figs and water.
on a low flame, cook the figs.
after 4-5 minutes add the powdered jaggery.
continue to cook the jam mixture on a low flame for a good 35-40 minutes stirring pretty frequently.
if the mixture looks dry to you, then add some tbsp or about 1/4 cup hot water.
check for doneness of the jam as mentioned in the step by step post above.
lastly add the cinnamon powder and lemon juice. mix well.
cover the pan loosely with a kitchen towel and allow the jam to cool.
when the fig jam is completely cooled, pour into a clean jar.
keep the fig jam in refrigerator.
fig jam stays good for 10-12 days.