Eggless Apple Pie, Indian Style Apple Pie
by Tarla Dalal
એપલ પાય ની રેસીપી
- ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Eggless Apple Pie, Indian Style Apple Pie in Gujarati)
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Our eggless apple pie recipe is an Indian style apple pie which is made without eggs for the millions of Indian’s that love things eggless.
Well, here is how to make the traditional Apple Pie, from the crust up to the filling. You will love the creamy mushiness of apples, the tinge of cinnamon, the crunch of almonds, and every thing else about this eggless apple pie recipe.
We show you in detail how to make the base and topping of the dough for the Indian style apple pie and then the filling for eggless apple pie.
A universal favourite, the world-over. There are some people who love eggless apple pie so much that they won’t hesitate to have it with their cereals for breakfast and again with every other meal, as a dessert.
Notes on making eggless apple pie recipe. 1. We use soft butter as hard butter is difficult to mix in the dough with maida. We don’t need a very soft dough but it must be in between. The dough should be semi soft and not very hard. 2. Gradually add water to knead the dough and you can use 2 hands to knead the dough as it's difficult with one hand. 3. You don’t need to buy the best apples to make Indian style apple pie but they need to be firm. 3. Cooking apples are the best to use and if you don’t get them then it’s okay as we use lemon juice. 3. The dough has to rolled into 2 parts, where one third will be used for the topping. 4. It is difficult to pick up the dough for the base and hence you should roll it up and out it in the tin. Do it very gently so the dough does not break. 5. There will always be some extra dough so you can make a small apple pie or make some small tarts and put some strawberries or peaches. 6. Prick the eggless apple pie dough topping with a fork so that the dough will not fluff up. 7. Coat the eggless apple pie top with milk to get a lovely shine.
Serve eggless apple pie warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream.
Learn to make eggless apple pie recipe | Indian style apple pie | American apple pie | with the video given below.
- Combine the plain flour, baking powder and sugar in a deep bowl and toss well.
- Add the soft butter, mix well and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water. Cover with a lid and keep aside.
- Combine the apples and lemon juice in a deep bowl and toss well.
- Combine the apple-lemon juice mixture, sugar, cinnamon powder, raisins and almonds in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally and mashing it a little with the back of a spoon.
- Remove the lid, continue cooking on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
- To make the eggless apple pie, divide the dough into 2/3 and 1/3 portion.
- Roll 2/3 portion of the dough into a 300 mm. (12”) diameter circle. Keep leveling the sides with your hands.
- Fold the dough circle from one end to the other so it is easy to lift. Place the folded dough circle in the hollow cavity of a 250 mm. (10”) diameter loose bottom aluminium tin, open it and press it well so as to cover the bottom and the sides of the tin evenly. Finally remove any excess dough that
- Put the apple filling in the centre of the dough layered tin and spread it evenly. Keep aside.
- Roll the remaining 1/3 portion of the dough into a 300 mm. (12”) diameter circle and fold this dough circle also from one end to other end like step 3.
- Place this folded dough portion over the apple filling, open it and again press the dough well at the bottom and the sides of the tin, so as to cover the apple filling completely.
- Cut the edges of the dough using a knife in a way that the dough covers the apple filling just enough and remove and discard the excess dough remaining there.
- Seal it well by pressing the dough along the circumference of the pie using your thumb followed by a fork.
- Then prick the top of the pie with help of a fork at regular intervals.
- Brush it with a little milk evenly and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 35 to 40 minutes.
- Cool slightly and demould the apple pie.
- Cut the eggless apple pie it into 6 equal wedges and serve warm with vanilla ice-cream.
- The apples used in this recipe should be firm for best results.
Apple Pie Video by Tarla Dalal
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