Sweetened plum mango
Local name
Young plum mango: Bouea oppositifolia (Ma-pring). Sugar, alum, salt, water.
Fish normally used:
Fermentation: 2 days.
Storage life: 1 month.
Production: In home industry.
Properties: Green solid colour with sweet, salty and sour taste.
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1. Use young Ma-pring fruits. Wash, cut into halves and remove the seeds. Soak in water, in which small amount of alum has been dissolved, for about 1 1/2 hours to make the fruit firm.
2. Dissolve 1 teaspoon of salt in 1 1/4 cups of water (for 100 fruits). Soak the fruit in the salt solution for 2 days. Wash many times then spread on a tray to dry.
3. Add 3 cups of sugar to 2 cups of water and boil until a heavy syrup is obtained. Leave to cool then soak the fruit in the syrup overnight. Add half a cup of sugar and bring to the boil. Cool and poor onto the fruit. Repeat this process for 3-4 days.
4. The fruit can be partially dried in the sun if desired.
Eat as a snack.