How to make Bell Pepper Jam -

An interesting jam recipe made using red bell peppers. A must try!

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Red capsicums (लाल शिमला मिर्च), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Bell Pepper Jam

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Hindi: shimla mirch
The capital city of Himachal Pradesh in India, Shimla has many farms of capsicum. Hence, the Hindi name. Besides this, though not loved by all, this veggie is the most essential whenever you plan to dish-up an Indo-Chinese recipe. Stuff them up with cheese, beans, other veggies or meats or just make a simple sabzi, it will surely add that exciting crisp to your creations!

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : as required

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Bell Pepper Jam Recipe

  • Red capsicums , seeded and finely chopped 4 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Apple cider vinegar 1 cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 cup


Step 1

Put red capsicums in a bowl, add salt, mix and set aside for 10-15 minutes or till it leaves water. Drain out excess water from the capsicum.

Step 2

Heat a non-stick pan, add capsicum, apple cider vinegar and castor sugar, mix and cook till sugar melts and mixture thickens. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 3

Transfer into a glass bottle with a lid and use as and when required.

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