Star fruit Marmalade

Star fruit Marmalade is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Family friendly
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Side Dish
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Serves 2
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4 -ripe firm Carambola

1 tsp- Lemon rind grated

1.5 cups- Sugar

1 -clove

1 -small stick Cinnamon

1- Lemon juice extracted

1-2 drops -yellow colour

1/2 tsp.- potassium met bisulphite


  1. Wash and chop fruit into chunks. Discard seeds and add sugar. Keep aside for 2-3 hours till juice oozes.
  2. Put to heat gently, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add clove and cinnamon and continue boiling.
  4. The juice will get thin and then thicker again.
  5. When mixture is thick enough to put to plate test, take off fire.
  6. Do the plate test, boil further if required.
  7. Add lemon juice, yellow colour and rind.
  8. Stir well, take off fire; add potassium metabisulphite dissolved in 1 tsp. water.
  9. Cool completely, remove clove and cinnamon from mixture.
  10. Bottle in sterile, screw top jar.

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