Perad – Guava cheese

Perad – Guava cheese

Ingredients:

800 gms of ripe guava

350 gms of sugar

1 medium size lime (juice)

1 tablespoon butter

Red edible food color (optional)

Oil as required

Preparation:

1. Clean the guavas and boil them in little water.

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2. Drain the water (store the water) and cool the guavas.

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3. Cut the head part off and any black spots.

4. Now  cut the guava into two half

5. Remove the seeds and pass them through a sieve. Discard the seeds.

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6. Grind the guavas to a smooth pulp, use the required quantity of water that you stores earlier (please don’t add a lot of water just enough to grind).

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7. Pass the guava pulp through the sieve.

8. Add the pulp to a heavy bottom pot or pressure cooker with height (this help protect your hands from the splutters).

9. Add the sugar and cook this on low heat. Constantly stir the pulp.

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10. Stirring is a must to avoid it from getting burnt at the bottom.

11. As it started bubbling add the lime juice.

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12. Once the pulp reached jam consistency you can add the color.

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13. Now the pulp will become thick and stirring with become difficult, at this point I normally moved the pulp into a small manageable nonstick pan (you can continue in the same pot).

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14. Add the butter and keep stirring till you see Perad leaving the sides of the pot and forming a mass.

15. Take a plate and apply oil / butter to it. Add the Perad into the plate and spread it well.

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16. Set it aside and cool.

17. Once it reached room temperature cut it into desired shapes (I prefer diamond cut) and serve.

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Perad – Guava cheese

Bon appetite.

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2 Comments Add yours

    1. alvesnaaron says:

      Hi

      Its all coming up soon.

      Cheers..

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