Basic recipe adapted from Vanitha magazine
Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes
Makes: 2 cups (Standard measuring cup of 150 ml water capacity)
1 kg well ripe mangoes (any good quality, medium size 4), chopped
1 cup water (200 ml)
1 ½ cup sugar (standard measuring cup of 200 ml / 8 oz)
Juice of 2 lemons (5 -6 teaspoons)
Heat a non stick pan on a medium heat. Add chopped mangoes and 1 cup water. Boil on a medium to low heat for 10 minutes.
Add sugar and juice of 2 lemons and stir continuously on a medium to low heat for 45 – 50 minutes until thickens / forms a soft ball / leaves from the sides of the pan.
Keep aside to cool for one hour and store in sterilized jars (also store in refrigerator).