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Black Currant Jelly Recipe

Black Currant Jelly is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 25
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  • 1 kg - Juicy ripe black Currants
  • 900 gms - Sugar
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1.5 cups - water
  • How to Make Black Currant Jelly:

    1. Destalk and wash currants.
    2. Extract juice of lemon and strain.
    3. Boil together currants, water and lemon juice.
    4. Cook till currants are very soft.
    5. Line a sieve with a muslin cloth inside.
    6. Pour cooked mixture in.
    7. Place sieve over a container to hold on the rim.
    8. Keep aside undisturbed overnight, covering with a loose lid.
    9. Allow liquid to drip slowly through and collect in container below.
    10. To every 2-1/2 cups extracted juice, add 2 cups sugar.
    11. Boil in a heavy deep pan, on low heat, stirring to dissolve sugar.
    12. On boiling, simmer, cooking to plate test stage.
    13. Cool and bottle in sterile jar.
    14. A smooth translucent, smooth rich jelly will result on cooling completely.


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