Guava Cheese Recipe
How to make Guava Cheese
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.
- Total Cook Time 55 mins
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time 40 mins
- Recipe Servings2
Ingredients of Guava Cheese
- 1 Kg guava
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- Sugar (depends on the proportion of pulp as mentioned in the recipe)
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Cut ends of guavas, cut into 4 and slice off the seeds.
Cut into small pieces (with skin on).
Place chopped guava in a pan and add water to cover.
Cook until soft and strain through a cloth, squeezing and keeping the pulp for the cheese.
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.
Cook the mixture over medium heat, stirring to avoid scorching, till it leaves the sides of the pan and forms a ball.
Spread on to a greased plate to set. Cut into squares and store in an airtight jar.
Guava cheese can be eaten simply as a dessert or with sandwiches, toasts, etc.