Ginger Preserve

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 grams - fresh ginger
  • 500 grams - sugar
  • 3 - cloves
  • 2 pieces - cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1 liter - water

How to Make Ginger Preserve

  • Peel, wash and cut the ginger into thin slivers about 1 inch in length.
  • Boil the ginger with the sugar, salt, cinnamon and cloves in 1 litre of water till the sugar melts, and the mixture thickens.
  • Stir frequently to prevent the mixture from burning.
  • Simmer till the sugar begins to crystallize.
  • Remove from heat and pour onto a greased plate to dry.
  • When completely dry and cool, store in clean jars and use whenever required.
  • This is a good digestive.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes