Homemade Cherry Jam

Make the most of the cherry season. This homemade cherry jam recipe is just the thing you would want to make and store for your family. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Cherries 600 gms
  • Cheeni (Sugar) ½ Cup
  • Lemon juice 1 & ½ tbs
  • Lemon zest 1 tsp


Wash thoroughly,drain,pat dry and pit the cherries.

In blender jar,add half quantity of cherries and blend to make a puree & set aside.

Chop the remaining pitted cherries into chunks.

In heavy bottom wok,add cherries chunks,prepared puree,sugar,lemon juice,mix well and cook until sugar is dissolved (approx. 10 minutes).

Add lemon zest,mix well and cook on low flame for 15 minutes and keep mixing in between & check by ice cold plate technique method.

Transfer cherry jam to sterilized jar.

Let it cool (yields 250 gms).

Can be stored for up to 1 month in refrigerator.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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