Pears with sweet-masala yogurt

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

1 1/2 cups (375 mL)

* PLUS Standing Time: 180 minutes
Pears with sweet-masala yogurt

George Whiteside


Ingredients

  • 750-ml container 2% natural vanilla-flavoured yogurt , no gelatin
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp maple syrup , or honey
  • 6 red pears , or a mix of 3 pairs and 3 apples

Instructions

  • To thicken yogourt, line a sieve with a piece of cheesecloth or thick paper towels folded into 2 layers. Place over a bowl. Put yogourt on top of cheesecloth. Cover and leave at room temperature until most of liquid has drained and yogourt is thick, at least 3 hours, or overnight if refrigerated. Scrape yogourt into a bowl. Discard liquid.
  • Stir garam masala into yogourt. Taste and add maple syrup. If not serving right away, cover and refrigerate up to a day. Just before serving, slice unpeeled pears into wedges. Serve yogourt sauce alongside for dipping.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 195,
  • Protein
  • 5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42 g,
  • Fat
  • 2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 40 mg.
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