Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Baked Spinach in White Sauce




Dear friends today I am posting this very irresistibly tasty n healthy dish made up of spinach which is baked and other veggies are also added to it. I can assure u that in parties it's a very good variation of palak paneer. After seeing it's presentation your guests can't help but ask you what this dish is n how it is made as this is one recipe you will not find and see very easily and when they dig into it the peas, carrots and cottage cheese will be as surprise elements becoz all are covered in the white sauce......so i hope you all will like my recipe and it will definitely replace the other dishes you all are accustomed to make in parties and gatherings......so a happy cooking to all of you!!!!!


Ingredients -

Palak ( spinach) - 500g ( blanched and pureed )
Carrot - 2 medium (cut in cubes)
Potato - 2 (cut in cubes)
Peas - 1 cup
Paneer ( cottage cheese) - 150 g (cut in cubes)
Onions chopped - 1
Tomato chopped - 1 small
Garlic minced - 2 tbsp
ginger minced - 1 tsp
Green chilli minced - 1
Jeera powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 5-6 tbsp
Cream - 2 tbsp
White sauce - 1 cup (butter 2 tbsp, all purpose flour 3 tbsp, milk 1 1/2 cup, Pepper powder 1/2 tsp, cheese grated 1 tbsp)

Method -

 
1. Cut all the veggies (carrot, potato) in cubes and parboil it with peas, drain and keep it aside.
2. Take another karahi and melt the butter in it, for the white Sauce  -  Heat butter then mix the flour and saute it on a low flame until it is light golden. Pour the milk stirring it continuously. Spread  pepper powder in it and take it off the heat when all are mixed well and it is thick enough for a coating sauce. Keep it aside.
3. Heat oil in a karahi, add the onions and fry it until translucent, add minced ginger- garlic- chilli and fry for 1 minute.
4. Add all the dry masala and salt except garam masala and stir it for a second, add chopped tomato and fry until tomato is soft.
5. Put the parboil veggies and fry it for 5 minutes on a low heat.
6. Add the ground spinach and mix all, cover it and let it
cook for 10-15 minutes or until all veggies are nicely cooked.
7. Add the paneer, cream and garam masala and cook further for 5 minutes.
6. Take a baking dish, grease it lightly with butter or oil and put the prepared spinach into it.
7. Spread the white sauce over it evenly coating all the spinach, grate a tablespoon of cheese over it and put it in an oven and bake it until it has turned into a beautiful golden colour.
8. A tasty, sumptuous dish is ready to be served in any party!!!

 Bon app├ętit !!!!



5 comments:

  1. Baked Spinach in White Sauce....Irresistibly Tasty, Healthy.....Sumptuous Meal!!!!

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  2. This is really an awesome yummy dish and a Big Hit for any Dinner Party..Love all your recipes.Could you please make Your Masaledar aloo Gravy. and some more of your amazing chicken gravy recipes.Would love to learn more of your authentic dishes.Keep up the good work:)

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    I will definitly try to put what u hav asked fr as soon as possible....Thanx!!!!

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