How to Make Pomelo-Peel Preserve for Home Business

Procedure:

  1. Pare the pummelo very thinly. Cut lengthwise into equal parts. Carve decorations in the peels if desired.
  2. Squeeze them with salt until soft.
  3. Wash the peel very well to remove most of the salt, changing the water as often as possible.
  4. Soak overnight.
  5. Cook the peels with calamansi juice (60 ml juice for every liter of water) until the green color set in.
  6. Wash and soak them again in water for two days, changing the water often until bitter taste is removed.
  7. Boil the paste until soft.
  8. Cook them in syrup made up of two parts sugar and one part water for 15 minutes.
  9. Soak them in the same syrup overnight. Boil the syrup until thick enough but not sugary.
  10. Pack in preserving jars. Remove air bubbles and refill with syrup.
  11. Sterilize jars for 25 minutes in boiling water. Seal completely.

source: region10.dost.gov.ph

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