Out of box Green Apple Pie


Pie crust
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 125 grams cold butter ( salted)
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • green food colour( optional)
  • 1/2 cup cold water( i used apple peel & a tspn sugar boiled water aftr cooling )
  • milk for sticking crusts together
Pie filling
  • 4 green apples ( peeled and small sliced)
  • 1 1/2 cup jaggery or 1cup brown sugar
  • 1 black cardamon
  • 1 star annies
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbs pall-purpose flour
  • 1 tbs pbutter oil ( ghee) or melted butter


1_ Wash apples with hot water to remove wax or impurities from skin .Peel & cut apples into small slices. Keep the apple peels. Mix jaggery or brown sugar in water, add star Annie's and cardamon,dissolve & bring to boil. Add apple, nutmeg pwdr & cinnamon pwdr. Cook for 5-6 min.

2_ Mix butter oil & flour. Add some boiling apple syrup from cooking apples,mix well. Add to apple mix cook until filling thickens and well cooked .Discard star annies & cardamon. Cool down.

3_ Add apple peels in 1/2 cup water and 1tsp sugar. Bring to boil and cook for 2 min. Discard peels & Cool down liquid in freezer and use to make pie dough. It adds soft apple flavor to crust.

4_ For crust: Mix flour and butter with hand, add other ingredients in crust list except cold water ( I used step 3 liquid to mix) Slowly add water to make a dough that won't be too soft or too hard.

5_ Butter the inner surface of pie bowl, ( I used 9" by 9" square shaped) keep aside.Divide the dough in two (according to cook pad recipes, 4:6 ratio) Roll big part on floured surface, shift to pie bowl,cover & secure the sides and bottom.

6_ Pre heat oven to 200°c.( I inserted pie bowl with base layer in last 6 min of pre heating, it hardens the surface of crust to hold the filling better as its a bit thick gravy kinda filling) take the bowl out, pour filling, brush milk on the side pie walls,cover another rolled pie dough over it. Secure edges, prick with tooth picks. Bake for 20 min in 170° c or until sides r golden brown.

7_ Take out cool down then remove the whole pie and serve .U can keep the rest in refrigerator and eat next day.