Guava can be preserved by preparing this sweet dish.
Time Required: 30 Minutes
1 Cup Guava Pulp
1½ Cup Sugar
A pinch of Citric Acid
A pinch of Salt
A drop of Red edible color (Optional)
Select good, fully ripe, but firm Guava fruit of good quality and wash them. Cut the fruit into small pieces. Add an equal quantity of water and boil till the fruit pieces become quite soft. Strain the pulp to separate the seeds and rough skins.
In thick bottomed vessel mix Guava pulp, Sugar and Butter. Cook until the mixture becomes a thick mass. Dissolve Citric acid, Salt and Color in a tablespoon of water and add this to the mixture and mix well.
Grease a plate with butter and spread the mixture on the plate. Let it cool. Cut into desired shapes and wrap each piece in butter paper and store in clean dry containers.