Guava Cheese Recipe

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Guava Cheese
How to make Guava Cheese
  • Recipe By: Simran Bansal
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Guava Cheese Recipe: A chewy, fudgy, sticky treat made with fresh guavas. Guava cheese is a popular Goan delicacy. It has a long shelf life.

Ingredients of Guava Cheese

  • 1 Kg guava
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Sugar (depends on the proportion of pulp as mentioned in the recipe)

How to Make Guava Cheese

  • 1.Cut ends of guavas, cut into 4 and slice off the seeds.
  • 2.Cut into small pieces (with skin on).
  • 3.Place chopped guava in a pan and add water to cover.
  • 4.Cook until soft and strain through a cloth, squeezing and keeping the pulp for the cheese.
  • 5.Make jam with the pulp, using proportion of 4 cups pulp to 3 cups sugar and 2 Tbsp lemon juice. Weigh the pulp and mix with equal weight of sugar and 2 Tbsp. lemon juice.
  • 6.Cook the mixture over medium heat, stirring to avoid scorching, till it leaves the sides of the pan and forms a ball.
  • 7.Spread on to a greased plate to set. Cut into squares and store in an airtight jar.
  • 8.Guava cheese can be eaten simply as a dessert or with sandwiches, toasts, etc.
Key Ingredients: guava, lemon juice,