fig jam recipe with fresh figs
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5 from 2 votes

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
Course: breakfasts
Cuisine: world
Servings: 1 small jar
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 12 to 15 fresh figs
  • ΒΌ 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.