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Perad - Guava Cheese

2.98 from 47 votes


  • 700 gms Ripe Guavas - yields 1.5 cups of paste
  • 1.5 cups of sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 Lime
  • 1 tsp red Kashmiri Chilli powder
  • 1.5 tbsps Butt


  • Wash, and cut your Guavas and place on a trivet in a pressure cooker
  • Cook for 2 - 5 mins depending on the ripeness
  • Remove and add to a blender and blend
  • Strain the mixture and measure
  • Add the paste to a pot and add equal quantities in cups of sugar and allow the sugar to melt
  • Add the lime juice
  • Add the optional chilli powder
  • Cook this for about 17 mins
  • Add the butter
  • Remove and pour into a greased dish and allow to set
  • Once set, cut and remove and store in an airtight container