Dragon Fruit Jujubes (Vegetarian)

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Jujubes are chewy candies that can be easily made at home without using any artificial colours. You can use natural fruit puree and I am sure you wouldn’t mind if you kiddo pops them regularly. The Sugar levels can be adjusted as per our taste.

Presenting Dragon fruit Jujubes made from Natural fruit puree.

Recipe for Dragon Fruit Jujubes:

1 cup Sugar
2 tsp Agar agar
Half dragon fruit (pink one inside)
Juice of 1/4 Lemon


Soak 2 Tsp Agar Agar powder in 1 cup of hot water for 10 mins.

Boil 1/2 cup of water. Add sugar and keep stirring till the sugar dissolves. Once the sugar has fully dissolved add the agar agar soaked water and keep stirring for 15 mins. Let it boil. You will see the liquid becomes slightly thick and sticky.Switch off the stove. Add the lemon juice and dragon fruit puree. Mix well and pour it in a container and let it set in the fridge overnight. In the morning cut it into desired shapes and size and roll them in icing sugar .Keep it in a air tight container.

PS: Dragon fruit was sweet hence added sugar accordingly. You can increase or decrease as per your taste. You can try with other fruits too.

Enjoy these Beauties!!!

19 thoughts on “Dragon Fruit Jujubes (Vegetarian)”

      1. Jujubes bring back childhood memories. Such a vibrant color the dragon fruit has imparted to the jujubes . I am just imagining the melt in mouth taste once we pop it into ..

      2. The colour if the jujubes is so beautiful. It brought back so many memories of sharing jujubes with friends. I am so tempted to make some now.

  1. Dragon fruit jujubes prepared from natural fruit puree look so so eye catchy di. I am yet to try my hand on dragon fruits, this is a lovely recipe to try on surely !

  2. Dragon fruit jujubes looks so beautiful and delicious Preethi. Loved the use of fresh fruit to make jujubes. Never used agar agar but now you are tempting me to try.

  3. Lovely colour of the homemade candy Preethi. Was wondering if I can make jujubes with other thick fruit purees as it is quite difficult to get Dragon fruit where I live.

  4. Loved this recipe of dragon fruit jujubes. Their vibrant colors is very catchy to the eyes- just cannot be missed out. A great idea to use fresh fruits for making jujubes. I will try to make and use this for sundaes shakes or falooda, Nice post!

  5. The colour is so beautiful! I wish I can grab some off the screen. I want to try making some. Like Mayuri, I was wondering if I can use other fruits. Will it work?

  6. I love the colour of these candies. Such a simple recipe to product such beautiful candies. Your recipe reminded me of my childhood when my mum made something similar for us.

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