Place all the ingredients except the lime juice and sugar in a large bowl, mix thoroughly and leave to stand for at least 3 hours.
Transfer to a preserving pan, bring to the boil and simmer gently until tender, stirring frequently. Add the sugar and lime juice, stir until the sugar is dissolved and continue to simmer until thick. Pour into warmed sterilised jars, cover and label.
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