Guava Jam Recipe

This jam recipe preserves its fresh flavor with nothing but sugar, salt, and lime followed by proper storage.

Smitha Kalluraya
Guava Jam Recipe
20718 ratings.

Guava Jam is an easy homemade no preservative recipe. This jam recipe preserves its fresh flavor with nothing but sugar, salt, and lime followed by proper storage. Once ready, you will be surprised to see the jars emptied sooner than you anticipated.That addictive it is. 

Serve Guava Jam with your Bread Toast for breakfast. You can also serve Spinach Mushroom Scrambled Eggs and Masala Chai to complete the meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Jam recipes such as

  1. Tomato Jam Recipe
  2. Fresh Strawberry Jam Recipe
  3. Mango Jam Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

45 M


4 Servings


  • 5 Guava
  • 2 cups Sugar , quantity varies based on sweetness of guava ) 
  • 3 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Guava Jam Recipe

  1. To begin making the Guava Jam recipe, wash and wipe Guava. Cut into small pieces.

  2. Take them in a thick pan, add 4 cups water and boil till guava is fully soft and mushy. Mash the cooked guava nicely and sieve to remove the seeds from it. 

  3. Add lemon juice, sugar, salt to the extracted pulp and mix well. 

  4. Keep the pan on the flame. Let the flame me be on medium. Bring mixture to full boil stirring frequently in between. As it thickens, stir consistently and reduce the flame. Make sure not to overcook. Jam will thicken as it cools.

  5. When the jam has reached a thick sauce consistency, turn off the flame. Cool for about 10 minutes and pour into clean sterilized glass bottles. 

  6. Guava jam is ready. After some time it will nicely thicken. Refrigerate/store in a cool dry place