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P.L's Mango Jam

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Serves 1 - 2 Jars

Tasty mango jam

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  • 1 kg large green mangoes, peeled and sliced
  • sugar (equal to weight of mango pulp)
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • a few drops of yellow food colouring
  • 125 ml water


    1. Put the mango slices with the water in a pressure cooker.
    2. Bring to full pressure and cook for 5 minutes.
    3. Mash well or pass through a mincer.
    4. Add sugar. Return to fire and bring to a boil. Cook uncovered till it thickens, stirring constantly.
    5. Remove from heat. Add the lemon juice and about 6 drops of food colouring.
    6. Mix well. Return to fire. Bring to a boil and cook till a set is obtained. Cool. Fill in jars and seal.

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