Cardamom Spiced Poached Pears

non-veg non-veg Gluten Free | Low GI Low Carb | Grain Free | Vegan | Naturally Sweetened | Dairy Free

Serves 2-3

Cardamom Spiced Poached Pears

INGREDIENT QUANTITY GLYCEMIC INDEX LEVEL
Pears 2 in number <40 Low
Cinnamon Stick ½ in number <10 Negligible
Cardamom Powder ½ Tsp. <10 Negligible
Ginger 1 inch piece, peeled <10 Negligible
Coconut Sugar ¼ Cup <35 Low
Stevia (optional) ¼ Tsp. or as per taste 0 Nil
Cloves (powdered) 1/8 Tsp. <10 Negligible
Lime Juice 1 in number 0 Nil
Water 1 Cup 0 Nil

Note: All ingredients used should be organic, free from pesticides and Non-GMO.

Method:

  • Slice the ginger into thin slices like shreds.
  • Boil the water, coconut sugar, stevia, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, lemon juice and fresh ginger in a saucepan. On a medium flame heat and then simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile wash and dry the pears. Slice them in two halves and scoop out the seeds.
  • Place the pears cut-side down in the pan and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn it around and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • While simmering keep pouring the liquid in the pan over the pears with a spoon to keep it moist.
  • Now gently lift the pieces out of the liquid and place it on a plate.
  • Remove the cinnamon sticks from the liquid. (Save the stick for plating the pears). Now boil the liquid again until it thickens into a syrup.
  • Drizzle the syrup over the poached pears before serving. Serve warm and enjoy!

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