Fruit crumble: a kapha friendly winter dessert recipe
Kapha dosha is increased in winter and the recommendation in managing this is to avoid anything overly sweet, heavy, sticky, oily… which rules out a lot of desserts! Here is a slightly sweet, spiced, warm and crumby dessert that you can happily indulge in this winter.
5 cups fruit: apples, blueberries, raspberries, pears
2 cups apple juice
¼ cup raisins
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¾ teaspoon coriander powder
⅛–¼ teaspoon dry ginger powder
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2–4 tablespoons honey (optional)
For Topping: 1 -2 cups granola mixed with 2 tablespoon shredded unsweetened coconut.
Chop apples and pears into 1-inch pieces.
Pour apple juice into medium-sized saucepan and heat on medium.
Put chopped apple and raisins, and cinnamon in saucepan, cook over medium heat for 15 minutes.
In the last 5 minutes add pears and berries.
Remove from heat. Add coriander, ginger, lemon juice, and honey and gently stir.
Spoon into serving dish with a layer of granola mix at the top and base (heavier on the base). Serve hot.