Pears with Low Fat Custard

Pears with Low Fat Custard

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A healthier version of the all time favourite comfort food - custard. Made here with low fat milk and served with stewed pears.

Pears with Low Fat Custard recipe - How to make Pears with Low Fat Custard

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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For The Stewed Pears
2 cups sliced pears
2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp lemon juice
2 cinnamon (dalchini) sticks

For The Low Fat Custard
1 cup low fat milk
2 tsp custard powder
2 tsp sugar
a few drops of vanilla essence

For the custard

    For the custard
  1. Mix the custard powder in ¼ cup of milk and keep aside.
  2. Heat the remaining milk with the sugar in a non-stick saucepan.
  3. When the milk starts boiling, add the custard powder mixture and vanilla essence.
  4. Cook over a low flame, stirring continuously till the mixture thickens.
  5. Pour into 4 individual serving bowls and keep aside to cool and refrigerate to chill.

For the stewed pears

    For the stewed pears
  1. Mix ½ cup of water, sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon sticks in a saucepan.
  2. Add the sliced pears and cook till soft.
  3. Keep aside to cool and refrigerate to chill.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the stewed pears into 4 equal portions and spoon them over the custard.
  2. Serve immediately.
  3. Main procedure

  1. VARIATION: Apples or guavas may be used instead of pears.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy138 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates21.6 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat3.4 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Sodium13.9 mg


Pears with Low Fat Custard
 on 23 Jul 13 03:53 PM

Lovely taste of stewed pears in low fat custard.