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  Life   Food  17 Mar 2017  Plum’s the word!

Plum’s the word!

THE ASIAN AGE. | POOJA PRABHAN
Published : Mar 17, 2017, 12:20 am IST
Updated : Mar 17, 2017, 6:33 am IST

Neetha Bhoopalam, a city-based baker, lets us in on her signature pie recipe.

Neetha Bhoopalam
 Neetha Bhoopalam

Preparing the Crust

  • Maida – 1 cup
  • Corn flour – 1 1/4 tbsp
  • Baking powder -1/4 tsp
  • Grain sugar – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – 1/8th tsp or a pinch
  • Butter – ¼ cup

Ingredients

 

  • Big Plums - 2
  • Lemon Juice – ½ tsp
  • Sugar – ¼ cup or lesser
  • liquid glucose – ½ tbsp optional (gives chewy texture
  • Maida – 1 tbsp
  • Ground Cinnamon – ¼ tsp
  • Salt - 1 pinch
  • Butter - 1 tbsp

Procedure

  • Mix the dry ingredients. Rub in butter to resemble bread crumbs.  Add enough milk to form stiff dough.
  • Refrigirate dough for 25 mins and take it out. Keep aside quarter of the dough. Roll the remaining to fit base of 7 inch pie pan. Prick with fork and put in the pie filling into it.  
  • Roll the remaining dough into thin sheet and cut into strips. Arrange it over the filling. Give it egg wash. Bake it in preheated oven at 180 degrees for 45 minutes.

 

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