Carrot has always been one of the most popularvegetables, which in ancient times was used for cooking. The use of this root in your daily diet allows you to replenish the body's stores of vitamin A. Carrots highest content of this beneficial vitamin, which is useful for people of all ages.
Besides contained in carrots and otherminerals and vitamins such as C, B, D, E, magnesium, iron, manganese, potassium, calcium, and various surfactants. A feature of this root is that even after boiling it contains nutrients, which are even greater than in fresh vegetables. Experts believe that over time, the storage of boiled carrots in it the formation of new chemical compounds, which have antioxidant properties. A great way to get not only delicious but also very useful meal - to cook carrot flavored jam. This is the cheapest and easiest way to make a useful, and most importantly delicious supply of vitamins for the winter.
Ingredients for "Carrot jam for the winter":
Carrot - 1 kg;Water - 2 cups;Sugar kg -1;Citric acid - 0.5 teaspoon;
Recipe "Carrot jam for the winter":
Cooking jam of carrots:
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Prepared carrots cut into rings, slices with a thickness of not more than one and a half centimeters.
All lay out carrots in convenient dishes - enamel bowl or pan, fill with cold water - the amount must cover completely carrots and cook until until it becomes soft.
From hot water and one cup of sugar boil sugar syrup. When the syrup will buy, we shift it gently boiled carrots and cook for approximately five minutes.
When the carrots are well Prokip, remove the jam withfire and supply to cool at room temperature. This usually lasts for five to six hours. Once the carrots are well infusion, pour one cup of sugar and cook over medium heat until the jam is ready.
When the carrot pieces become transparent andall excess liquid has evaporated, add the citric acid and boil for another five minutes. Ready jam: slices of carrot transparent syrup is not very thick, but stringy like honey.
While the jam cools, do not forget to cookclean jars. For this purpose, they should be well washed in hot water with the addition of baking soda. Rinse with boiled water and to warm up in the oven, microwave or Aerogrill with clean lids. Jam decompose into banks, it is necessary to cool it to room temperature.
Keep the finished jam in a cool dark place- Pantry, cellar and balcony, along with other blanks. Poadavayte this wonderful dessert for tea, use it for the preparation of cakes and pastries. For variety, you can chop the carrot pieces of any shape - it's just decorate a wonderful treat. Bon Appetit!