How to make “Guava Jelly” quick and simple recipe-Jams and Jellies


Guava Jelly


Key Ingredients


  1. 2 Kg firm ripe guavas
  2. 2 Kg Sugar
  3. 1 tbsp citric acid (preservative to give jelly a longer life)
  4. Cochineal (Food Colour)


  1. Cut guavas into small pieces and boil in 2 liters water for half an hour.
  2. Do not stir.
  3. Strain the water into a separate vessel through a fine cloth.
  4. Boil the guava syrup till one third of the quantity remains.
  5. Add sugar, stir and allow to boil, stirring occasionally.
  6. As the syrup begins to thicken, add citric acid and red colour (Cochineal-Food Colour ).
  7. Cook on strong heat. Test by dropping some syrup into cold water.
  8. If it sets, your jelly is ready. Pour it hot into jars and seal it tightly.  

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