Papaya Preserve

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 500g - half-ripe papaya
  • 2 cups - sugar
  • 1 tsp - citric acid
  • A few drops green food colouring

How to Make Papaya Preserve

  • Remove the peel and seeds of papaya and cut into big pieces.
  • Boil till quite tender, drain out the water and prick the pieces with a fork.
  • Put sugar and 1 cup water in a vessel. When it dissolves, put in the acid and boil for 2-3 mins, remove from fire and strain, then reheat and put in papaya and colour.
  • Cook over a slow fire till the syrup strings a thread, remove and cool and bottle.