← Back to Search Results
poaching Fusion
Hot Curried Fruit Recipe-449

Photo by: Tom Eckerle
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Yield: Serves 8 to 12

Ingredients

  • 12 firm ripe pears
  • About 3½ cups sugar (depending on the sweetness of the fruit)
  • 3 small cinnamon sticks
  • 10 whole cloves
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 12 oranges
  • 1 winter melon
  • 1 bunch red grapes, preferably seedless, cut into small clusters
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • ½ cup crystallized ginger, cut into julienne

Directions

Peel the pears, leaving the stems intact.

Place them in a large non-aluminum pot with enough water to cover.

Add the sugar, spices, and lemon juice.

Cover the pears with a round of waxed paper cut to fit the interior of the pot.

Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until the pears can be easily pierced with a knife.

Meanwhile, slice away the skin and pith from the oranges.

Remove the pears to a serving bowl and add enough syrup to cover.

Place the oranges in the cooking liquid and simmer for 15 minutes, or until tender.

Peel and seed the melon. Cut into long 1-inch strips.

Add the melon strips to the poaching oranges and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove to the serving bowl.

Add the grapes and lemon slices to the poaching liquid and simmer for about 3 minutes. Remove the bowl.

Add the curry powder to the liquid and whisk to dissolve.

Cook the syrup until reduced by half. Strain through a double thickness of dampened cheesecloth.

Drain away any juices that have collected in the serving bowl and pour the syrup over the fruits.

Serve the fruit with a little of the crystallized ginger julienne spooned over each portion.


© Christopher Idone
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 12 servings.

474kcal (24%)
96mg (10%)
123mg (205%)
98mcg RAE (3%)
699mg
40mg
3g
104g
10g
123g
0mg (0%)
19mg (1%)
0g (1%)
1g (1%)
1mg (6%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

salmon-a-cookbook Salmon: A Cookbook
by Diane Morgan
the-gourmet-cookbook The Gourmet Cookbook
by Ruth Reichl
the-new-basics-cookbook The New Basics Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins, Julee Rosso
allergy-free-desserts Allergy-Free Desserts
by Elizabeth Gordon
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
bistro-cooking-at-home-more-than-150-classic-and-contemporary-dishes Bistro Cooking at Home: Mor...
by Gordon Hamersley
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
raos-cookbook Rao's Cookbook
by Frank Pellegrino
the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?