How to make Balsamic Fig Jam -

This jam is oh so delicious that you will just not be able to resist it.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Balsamic vinegar (बाल्स्मिक विनेगर/सिरका), Dried figs (सूखी अंजीर)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Balsamic Fig Jam

Balsamic Fig Jam Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Balsamic Fig Jam Recipe

  • Balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoon

  • Dried figs blanched and chopped 1 cup

  • dried figs boiled and pureed 8-10

  • brown sugar/jaggery 1/2 cup

  • Rosemary a few sprigs

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan. Add chopped figs, pureed figs, brown sugar and rosemary sprigs, mix well and cook till sugar melts, stirring continuously.

Step 2

Add salt and balsamic vinegar and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3

Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Store in airtight containers. The shelf-life of this jam is 1 month.

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