Stuffed Apples in Saffron Sauce


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A delicately flavoured stuffing elevates the simple apple to an ambrosial delight!

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Makes 4 servings
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For The Apples
4 medium sized apple
2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp saffron (kesar) strands

For The Stuffing
3/4 cup freshly made low fat paneer (cottage cheese)
3 tbsp low fat milk
1 tbsp powdered sugar
1/4 tsp rose essence

For The Garnish
2 almonds (badam) , thinly sliced

For the apples

  1. Cut the apples into halves and core the centres.
  2. Warm the saffron and rub with a little water until it leaves colour. Keep aside.
  3. Mix together the sugar, lemon juice, 2 cups of water and the apples in a non-stick pan and cook on a slow flame until they are soft.
  4. Remove the apples from the syrup and keep aside.
  5. Boil the syrup until thick. Remove from the flame and keep aside.

For the stuffing

  1. Blend together all the ingredients in a mixer till smooth and creamy. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Stuff each half of the apples with 2 tablespoons of the stuffing.
  2. Arrange them on a plate and pour the syrup on top. Refrigerate to chill.
  3. Serve chilled garnished with almonds.
Nutrient values per serving
233 cal 7.3 gm 47.9 gm 1.5 gm 143.2mg 162.6 mg 2.1 gm
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Foodie #496506January 12, 2012

soooooo delicious it just melt in mouth.very smooth texture.very easy tasty and healthy.

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Reviewed January 12, 2012by Foodie #496506

soooooo delicious it just melt in mouth.very smooth texture.very easy tasty and healthy.

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