How long to cook eggplant jam?

Cook eggplant jam for 35 minutes.

How to cook eggplant jam

Eggplant – 6 pieces of medium size
Sugar – 200 grams
Water – 350 milliliters
Cloves – 6 pieces
Lemon juice – 2 tablespoons

Food preparation
1. Peel eggplants.
2. Soak eggplant in salted water (1 liter of water – 1 tablespoon of salt).
3. After 15 minutes, squeeze the eggplants out of the water.

How to cook eggplant jam
1. Boil 1 liter of water. Put the eggplant in a saucepan and boil for 5 minutes. Remove the eggplants from the water, put on a plate, cool.
2. Boil 350 milliliters of water. Dissolve 200 grams of sugar in water, add 4 cloves. Dip the eggplant into this syrup. Boil jam for 30 minutes.
3. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Boil 1 minute.
4. Let the eggplant brew in syrup for 10 hours.

Tasty Facts

– Readiness of jam is determined by dropping a drop of syrup on a plate. If it does not spread, then the jam is ready.

– Eggplant jam tastes very similar to fig jam.

– Lemon juice and cloves remove the characteristic smell of eggplant.

– Eggplant for jam is better to choose young and small, up to 15 centimeters long. Fruits need to be chosen those in which the seeds are small – such will boil.

– If small eggplants could not be found, large fruits can be used. They need to be peeled and cut into slices of 5-6 centimeters.