Saffron Chhanna Pie

Saffron Chhanna Pie

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A confluence of Eastern and Western flavours.

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Saffron Chhanna Pie recipe - How to make Saffron Chhanna Pie

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Serves 10.
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For the chhanna mixture
2 ltrs milk
1/4 tsp saffron (kesar) strands
4 tbsp milk
2 tbsp lemon juice
6 tbsp powdered sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder

For the apples
3 apples, peeled cored and sliced
1 tbsp sugar

For the topping
2 tbsp almond (badam) slivers
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
  1. For the chhanna mixture, warm the saffron in a small vessel, add 4 tablespoons of milk and rub until the saffron dissolves.
  2. Put 2 litres of milk to boil. When it starts boiling, switch off the gas. Wait for a while. Add the lemon juice.
  3. When it curdles, drain.
  4. Immediately put the curdled mixture, saffron mixture, sugar and baking powder in a mixer. Blend until it becomes a thick sauce.
  5. To proceed, arrange the apples in a baking dish and sprinkle the sugar on top.
  6. Spread the chhanna mixture evenly on the apple slices.
  7. Bake in a hot oven at 200 degree C (400 degree F) for 20 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle the almonds and cardamom powdered on top.
  9. Bake again for a few minutes. Serve hot.

  1. Goodness Guide :
  2. The apples in this pie contain pectin, a soluble which helps lower cholesterol.

Nutrient values Per Serving :
Protein1.9 g
Cho38.6 g
Fat1.3 g

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