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Iron-Rich Postpartum Fruit Compote

Prep Time 2 hrs 5 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 12 mins
Author: Ameya Duprey

Ingredients

  • 1 C dried apricots
  • 3/4 C pitted dates
  • 1/2 C dried figs
  • 1 tsp powdered ginger
  • 1/2 tsp powdered clove
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3 Tbsp ghee
  • 3/4 C apricot (peach or apple juice)
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder (optional)

Instructions

  • Soak dried fruits and dates in water for 2 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and chop into bite-sized pieces.
  • Heat ghee and spices to medium heat in a heavy bottomed sauce pan and stir until fragrant.
  • Add fruit and stir well, coating the fruit with the ghee/spice mixture.
  • Add fruit juice and simmer on medium low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Notes

* Substitute sesame oil for ghee if vegan.