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Stewed Spiced Pears

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Ingredients
  Lemons 1 1⁄2
  Pears 12 , peeled
  Firm ripe pears 12 , peeled, cored, and cut into slices
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon sticks 3
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Blanched almonds 3 Ounce
  Whole almonds 3 Ounce, blanched
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a food processor fitted with the steel blade, put the lemons and blend until the lemons become coarse paste.

MAKING
2) In a large saucepan, put the lemon paste along with the pears, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon sticks, ground cinnamon, and almonds.
3) Cover with lid and cook over moderate-low heat for 40 minutes, mixing once in a while.

SERVING
4) Now discard the cinnamon sticks and serve the stewed pears with heavy cream, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Stewed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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