1 lb (453g) Fresh Figs 10 oz (283g) Sugar 1 Cinnamon Stick 2 Green Cardamoms (whole) 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice 1/8 Tsp Vanilla Extract 1/4 Tsp Saffron 1/3 Cup Boiling Water PREPARATIONS: 1- Soak saffron in 2 tbsp boiling water for half an hour. 2- Boil Water. DIRECTIONS: 1- Place figs into a pot, add sugar and allow to sit for 7 to 8 hours at room temperature. 2- Simmer the pot over medium heat for about 15 minutes or until the sugar is thoroughly dissolved. 3- Remove the foam using a spatula. 4- Add cinnamon and cardamoms to the pot, and stir. (Crack the cardamoms before dropping into the pot. 5- Simmer the pot for 15 more minutes or until the figs start to look translucent. 6- Add lemon juice, vanilla extract and soaked saffron (approx. 1 tbsp) to the pot, and stir well. 7- Add 1/3 cup of boiling water and continue to simmer for 5 minutes.
FIG JAM CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Fig Jam tastes great next to an afternoon tea. It can replace the sugar cubes and has more nutrition values then most other sweetenings. Figs are great source of potassium. They can be helpful in prevention of breast cancer. Figs are also a good source of calcium and iron. They also believed to be a good home remedy to treat sore throat. 3.5 oz (100g) of fig jam has 296 calories and 6 calories from fat. Fig Jam is very low in saturated fat and sodium and has no cholesterol.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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