Yes Please! How to make mango jam : Evewoman - The Standard


Yes Please! How to make mango jam

Photo: Courtesy

Sweet and nutritious, surprise the family with this easy to make bread mango spread. Save some coins and get a couple of jars for the month.

ALSO READ: Easy recipes: Crusted cheese, tomato and egg sandwich

Yields about: 3-4 jars

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Ready In: 1 hour


1 kg ripe mangoes, unpeeled

1 cups white sugar

ALSO READ: Chef Ali: Super easy steps on how to make tuna chili

¾ cups water

2 saffron threads (optional)


Boil, steam or microwave the mangoes without peeling, until soft.

Set aside and leave to cool. Once cool, peel then put the mango pulp in a large bowl, use a fork or potato masher to mash the pulp well.

If you desire smooth jam, place the pulp in a blender and blend until smooth.

Place the sugar and water in a large cooking pot over low heat, stir mixture and bring to a boil.

ALSO READ: New Year recipes: Baked sweet potatoes in coconut sauce

When mixture begins to boil, increase the heat to medium-high, continue boiling until fine, soft threads form.

Stir in the mango pulp, add the saffron threads, if desired, and boil for five minutes or until the mixture thickens.

Pour cooked jam into sterilized jars, allow to cool, then seal.

SignUp For Newsletter

Get amazing content delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to our daily Newsletter.

Latest Stories

Popular Stories