Thursday, December 25, 2008
Curried Fruit Compote
2 cups water
1/4 cup dried cranberries
2 pears-peeled, cored and cut into inch inch dice
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon curry powder, add more to taste
1 granny smith apple- peeled, cored and cut into inch dice
Bring the water to boil in a medium size saucepan. Pour 1/4 cup of the water into a glass measuring cup, add the cranberries and let soak until softened, about 10 minutes; strain.
Add the brown sugar and curry power into the saucepan with the remaining water and simmer until sugar has been dissolved. Add the pears and apple and simmer over moderate heat until tender, about 4 minutes.
In a food processor. puree 1/4 cup of the pears and apples with 1 cup of the cooking liquid. Stir the puree back into the sauce pan, Add the cranberries and serve the compote warm or at room temperature.
Posted by Lakenvelder at 12/25/2008 08:08:00 PM