Guava Cheese Recipe (Christmas Special Recipe) by Tarla Dalal

Guava Cheese Recipe (Christmas Special Recipe) by Tarla Dalal

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Guava is in season, and the Christmas spirit is in the air. This means its time to make Guava Cheese! A famous sweet made during Christmas time, the Guava Cheese is much-loved by kids and adults because it has a fabulously fruity flavour with a mild lemony tinge! It takes a little time to make but is completely worth the effort.


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Makes 21 pieces
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5 large riped guava , cut it into halves
2 cups sugar
1 tbsp ghee
1 tbsp lemon juice

  1. Combine the guava and 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid, drain well and cool completely.
  3. Put the cooked guava pieces in a mixer and blend till smooth.
  4. Put the mixture in a strainer and strain with a help of a spoon to remove the pulp.
  5. Remember to measure the pulp. The pulp and sugar ratio should be 1:1.
  6. Combine the pulp, sugar, ghee and lemon juice in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 20 to 22 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  7. Transfer the mixture in a greased rectangle aluminium tray of 250mm. (10") by 150mm. (6").
  8. Keep aside for 2 hours and cut into 21 equal pieces using a sharp knife.
  9. Serve or store it in an air tight container.

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