Creamy Coconut Poached Pears Recipe
The Creamy Coconut Poached Pears Recipe, is a simple, delicate and quick dessert that you can make for your parties or even simply indulge for those Friday night dinners with family. Poaching a fruit means cooking it in a simmering liquid to absorb the flavors. The liquid you use can be anything from Red wine, to beer, to milk. Apples and Pears are some of the best fruits that absorb the flavors when poached. This recipe uses coconut milk with cinnamon and cardamom flavors for the poaching liquid.
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- 250 ml Coconut milk
- 1 tablespoon Coconut Sugar
- 2 Pears
- 1/2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
- 1 tablespoon Slivered Almonds (Badam)
How to make Creamy Coconut Poached Pears Recipe
To begin making Creamy Coconut Poached Pears Recipe, we will first get the fruit ready for poaching.eel the skin of pears keeping the stem. Place the coconut milk, sugar, cinnamon and cardamon in a saucepan over low heat.
Peel the skin of pears, keeping the stem. Place the coconut milk, sugar, cinnamon and cardamon in a saucepan over low heat.
When the coconut milk is warm add the pears with shaved almonds and cook for about 20 minutes, stirring the pear just once. Take care not to let the coconut milk come to a boil. After about 20 minutes, when you notice the pulp of the pear lightly softened, turn off the heat.
Place the Poached Pear on the serving platter and pour the spiced creamy coconut sauce over the pears. Top it off with slivered almonds.
You can serve the Creamy Coconut Poached Pears warm or cold. If you plan to serve it chilled, then allow the poached pears to cool down and the chill the creamy coconut sauce in the refrigerator. Once you are ready to serve, plate the pear and pour the sauce over.