How to make Carrot Jam -

A unique jam with the flavor of carrots.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

Carrot Jam

Carrot Jam Recipe Card


Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Carrot Jam Recipe

  • Carrots grated 4 medium

  • Sugar pureed 2 cups

  • Sugar 2 cups

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoons

  • Lemon rind grated 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon ground 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cloves ground 1/2 teaspoon

  • Pectin optional 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Take grated carrots, pureed carrots, sugar, lemon juice, lemon rind, cinnamon and cloves in a pan and bring to a slow boil.

Step 2

Reduce heat and simmer, stirring constantly, till the sugar melts and the mixture thickens slightly.

Step 3

Add pectin and continue to cook, stirring continuously, until the mixture thickens to jam consistency.

Step 4

To test for doneness, put a little on a plate and cool. If it sets it is done.

Step 5

Sterilize bottles in boiling water for half an hour and then dry completely.

Step 6

You can do so in an oven. Fill the jam in hot bottles leaving a little space at the top.

Step 7

Screw the lids and let them cool down to room temperature before storing.

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