How to make Strawberry jam at home- Jam recipes

Berries are in plenty now and each time I visit the supermarket, the strawberries and blueberries are too tempting to resist buying them even if I know that I may not find time to use them in my cooking or baking. But I did mange to make a strawberry jam and a blueberry cake(will be posting later) and then finished a tub of blueberries by just popping a few into my mouth everytime I opened the fridge and another tub is still lying in my fridge waiting to be used in something good. I hope so!!

My son loves to have his rotis with jams and I thought it was a good idea to make different jams and preserves with the fresh fruits available. Actually , I found the recipe in a Tarla dalal’s microwave cookbook. But I made it on the stove top using the same ingredients. I did not use pectin. So here’s how I made it.

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How to make Strawberry jam at home- Jam recipes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cup Strawberries - (chopped)
  • 3/4 cup Sugar - (Add more if strawberries are tart)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Lime juice
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cup Strawberries - (chopped)
  • 3/4 cup Sugar - (Add more if strawberries are tart)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Lime juice
Instructions
  1. Mash the chopped strawberries a little. Heat a pan and add the strawberries. Add the Sugar and stir till it mixes well. Keep in a low flame and keep stirring in between for about 20 -25 minutes. Then add the lemon juice and stir. Place a drop of the jam on a clean plate. If its runny, stir for some more time. If it stays in one place, then remove from flame. The jam is ready.
  2. Store it in clean sterile bottle.
  3. To sterilize bottle, immerse the clean bottle in water and boil for 15-20 minutes. Also you can place them in a hot oven for sometime.
Recipe Notes

I am sending this to Happy cook who is hosting strawberry feast event in her blog.

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27 thoughts on “How to make Strawberry jam at home- Jam recipes”

  1. I know! I keep bringing home so many berries, too. I think my husband is getting a little annoyed with being flooded by berries. 🙂 Jam looks delicious!! Perfect color. 🙂

  2. Forget about son, my father-in-law & my hubby prefers eating rotis, dosas with jam :pI keep looking for jam recipes & I’m glad I found one. Thanks a lot 🙂

  3. I’m seeing so many tempting strawberry jams in the blogosphere these days – these have a perfect colour Sowmya.

  4. What a great entry to H.C.’s event. Your Strawberry jam looks wonderful. I want to make some jam soon too :0)

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