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Homemade Pumpkin Ginger Jam

Homemade Pumpkin Ginger Jam

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine India
Calories 170 kcal


  • 500g peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 360g sugar
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger


  • Put the pumpkins in a large bowl. Add sugar and mix well.
  • Cover with a plastic wrap and leave it overnight.
  • The sugar will dissolve and become liquid. Put a pot on medium heat and add the pumpkin and sugar mixer.
  • Cut the lemon and remove the seeds. Add them to the pot.
  • Add grated ginger. Mix everything well and let it cook on low heat for about 15 minutes or until the pumpkins are cooked.
  • Remove all the pieces of lemon and blend to desired consistency. Let it cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat when it is still a little liquid. Because it gets a bit thicker when cool down.
  • Pour it immediately into a sterilised glass jar and close the lid tightly. Put the jar upside down and leave it for 12 hours.
  • Once opened, keep it in the fridge.


Tips and tricks:

  • You can add more sugar if you like it very sweet.
  • You can increase the amount of lemon and ginger as you like.