Pears with Apricot Sauce

Pears with Apricot Sauce

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Even words like heavenly do not do full justice to this dessert , which is really beyond comparison. Pears, stewed in sugar along with whole spices like cinnamon and cloves, is laced with lemon juice, and topped with a lusciously fruity apricot sauce.

A garnish of walnuts is the final masterstroke, which beautifully balances the texture and flavour of the Pears with Apricot Sauce. Serve this dessert as soon as it is assembled.

Pears with Apricot Sauce recipe - How to make Pears with Apricot Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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2 medium size pear (deseeded and peeled) , cut into half vertically
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp sugar
2 sticks cinnamon (dalchini)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)

For The Apricot Sauce
1/2 cup dried apricots (kummani / jardalu)
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp lemon juice

For Garnish
1 tbsp chopped walnuts (akhrot)

  1. Combine the sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and cloves with 1 cup of water in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and bring it to a boil.
  2. Add the pears, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 minutes, while turning them occasionally. Keep aside.

For the apricot sauce

    For the apricot sauce
  1. Soak the apricots in enough hot water in a deep bowl, cover it with a lid and keep aside for 1 hour.
  2. Drain well and deseed them.
  3. Combine the deseeded apricots and ¼ cup of water in a mixer and blend to a smooth mixture.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a broad non-stick pan, add the sugar mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside to cool completely.
  5. Once cooled, add the lemon juice, mix well and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Just before serving, place the pears on a serving plate and pour the apricot sauce evenly over it.
  2. Garnish with walnuts and serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy127 cal
Protein0.7 g
Carbohydrates30.3 g
Fiber3.3 g
Fat0.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium5.4 mg


Pears with Apricot Sauce
 on 29 Aug 16 04:08 PM

This recipe just great as a dessert. . not too sweet.. loved the apricot sauce.. which is very smooth.. served to my family.. and they have just loved out..