A delicious homemade papaya jam made with fresh tropical very ripe papaya, reduced sugar and no pectin. A healthier homemade jam.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time42 mins
Servings: 1 700 - 800 ml jar
- 1 kg papaya [6 cups]
- 225 g sugar [1 cup]
- 2 tablespoons grated orange rind
- 2 tablespoon crushed pineapple optional
- 1 teaspoon agar agar powder
- 100 ml water [1/2 cup]
Peel the papaya, remove the seeds and cut it into small pieces.
Add sugar to it and mash the papaya pieces well.
Add the orange rind and pineapple.
Cook the mash on a low heat, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.
Cook until papaya is well cooked and the liquid has reduced.
Mix the agar agar in the water until well dissolved.
Stir this into the papaya puree and simmer for about 7 minutes.
Fill the hot jam in sterilised pots. Close and refrigerate when cool.
Link to original recipe - Papaya Jam - https://veganlovlie.com/papaya-jam/