- 1 cup of water
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon of lemon zest
- 5 cardamom pods
- 1 1/2 cups of shredded carrots
- 1 1/2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
- optional: 1/4 teaspoon each of rose and orange blossom water.
In a saucepan, mix water, sugar, zest, and cardamom well until the sugar is dissolved
Add the shredded carrots and cook on low for at least 45 minutes
add the rest of the ingredients and mix well
Cook the mixture on medium to high heat until it's thickened for 5 to 10 minutes.
It is optional to blend the jam into a smoother consistency or leave into a marmalade shape.
Allow the jam to cool down completely before enjoying it with your choice of bread.