Karonda Jam (carrissa carandas)

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Submitted: September 7, 2014
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Total Time:
Preparation Time: 10-15 mins
Cooking Time: 40-50 mins
Servings: | 100 kcal

Karonda jam is something you will not find readymade in markets. It has natural pectin and the cooked jam has beautiful colour without any added colour or preservative.

Required ingredients

  • 250 g karonda berries
  • 600 g sugar
  • 2 cups water

Directions & How to

  • Wash and cut the berries (karonda ) in halves.
  • Add water and berries (karonda) in a saucepan. Cover and cook for 10-20 minutes until they are soft.
  • Mash the berries (karonda) very well and strain through a sieve using wooden spoon to push the pulp. The juice will be pink in colour.
  • Put the juice and sugar in heavy bottomed pan. Bring to a boil stirring continuously.
  • Cook for 30-45 minutes until the colour changes to reddish and thickness increases.
  • Test the jam. Drop ½ tsp on a chilled plate if it does not flow it is done, otherwise cook for few more minutes.
  • Store in sterilized jar.


  • Cook the jam on medium to high heat.

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