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'Exquisite' means of such beauty or delicacy as to arouse intense delight .A food that's creative, thoughtfully prepared, beautifully presented and easy to eat makes it absolutely delicious.On this corner,I have tried to recollect the spicy memories and food that I have enjoyed, a delicacy that still persist on the corner of my heart.Hope you too will enjoy it. Bon Appetit !


Thursday, December 29, 2011

Apple Pie


To prepare stewed apple

  1. Apple - 1 No., sliced
  2. Lemon juice - of 1 lemon
  3. Water - 3/4  cup

For crust

  1. Biscuit - 2 tbspn,crushed
  2. Melted butter - 1 1/2 tbspn

For apple filling

  1. Biscuit - 2 tbspn,crushed
  2. Apple - Stewed
  3. Bread crumbs - 2tbspn
  4. Melted butter - 2 tbspn
  5. Sugar - 3 tspn
  6. Raisins - 5-6 No:s - soaked in 1/4 cup of water

For topping

  1. Oats - 2 tbspn
  2. Melted butter - 1 tbspn

How to make

To make stewed fruit - Boil water and lemon juice in a pan.Add apple and cook till soft. Keep aside. Grease  a cake pan with butter.

For crust - Mix the biscuit with the butter and press it to the bottom of the cake pan. Mix all the ingredients under apple filling and layer it on top of the biscuit - butter layer. Now mix the ingredients under toppings and layer it over the apple filling.

Heat the pressure cooker in high flame for 2 minutes. Place a plate in the cooker and place the cake pan over the plate, so that the pie doesn't get over burnt. Do not fill water in the pressure cooker. Cook for 30 minutes without putting the pressure cooker weight. After 30 minutes, remove from flame and keep aside for 1 minutes. Open the pressure cooker lid, take out the cake pan and transfer the apple pie to a plate. Slice it and serve warm.

If you are using an oven , then pre-heat the oven at 150 degree C[300 degree F] and bake for 20 minutes.

Recipe source- Tarla Dalal Apple Pie Recipe

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