Apple Beetroot Jam Recipe for Toddlers and Kids
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Homemade Apple Beetroot Jam - easy, preservative free jam recipe with apple, beetroots and palm sugar/brown sugar/powdered jaggery.
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: World
  • Apple - 1 big or 2 small
  • Beetroot - 1 small sized or half or 1 medium sized
  • Brown Sugar/ Jaggery powder - ¼ cup to ½ cup
  • Water - ¼ cup
  • Lemon Juice - ½ tsp
  1. Wash the apples and beetroot in running water thoroughly. Place it on a cutting board and peel the skin. Then cut them into small pieces. Keep sugar & lemon juice ready. Transfer the chopped beetroot pieces into a pressure cooker. Add ¼ cup of water for pressure cooking.
  2. Pressure cook it for 2 whistles in medium flame and switch off the flame.  Once pressure released, open the cooker.
  3. Mash the cooked apple and beetroot pieces with a masher. Alternatively, you can add them to a blender and blend everything until smooth. Add the water used for pressure cooking while grinding if necessary. Transfer the apple beetroot puree into a pan and add sugar.
  4. Cook and stir it Occasionally for 10-15 minutes until it reaches jam like consistency. Keep the flame low to medium to avoid burning at the bottom.
  5. Check the jam consistency in between by placing a spoonful of jam in a plate and cool it down. After cooling down, if no water separated then its the correct consistency for a jam.
  6. Once the jam consistency is reached, squeeze lemon juice and Switch off the flame. Cool it down and store it in a sterilized glass container.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Cup
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at