September inevitably brings the first chilly autumn days, a back-to-school feeling, and... Fresh apples! Although delicious when picked right from the tree, raw apples are not necessarily the easiest fruit to digest. This month, try this super simple recipe for stewed apples, a soft and sweet dish, perfect for your breakfast or snack.

Stewed Apples


  • - 4 medium apples, any variety
  • - 2 Tbsp. ghee
  • - 1/4 tsp. sweet cinnamon
  • - 1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
  • - 1/4 tsp. dried mint or 1 Tbsp. fresh chopped mint
  • - 1/2 tsp. fresh, grated ginger


1. Chop and core the apples (you can leave the skin on if you know they are organic).

2. Meanwhile, warm the ghee in a saucepan and add the ginger, cooking until the aroma comes up.

3. Add the sweet cinnamon, cardamom and mint and simmer 1 to 2 minutes until fragrant.

4. Add the apples and stir to coat with spices.

5. Add water to ½ the height of the apples and cook gently until the apples are slightly soft.

6. Serve with some of the cooking liquid to bring the full flavor of autumn to your plate.


Original Recipe From Hale Pule