How to make Blueberry Mascarpone Pies -

Blueberries and mascarpone cheese make a delicious couple in this pie.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mascarpone cheese (मास्करपोन चीज़), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Blueberry Mascarpone Pies

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Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Blueberry Mascarpone Pies Recipe

  • Mascarpone cheese ? cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Butter ¾ cup

  • Milk 2 tablespoons

  • FILLING

  • Blueberries frozen 1½ cups

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ¾ cup

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

To make the filling, combine together the castor sugar and cornstarch in a bowl and mix well. Add one-fourth cup of water and one cup of blueberries and mix by mashing.

Step 2

Transfer in a non-stick pan. Place the pan on heat and cook till the mixture thickens, stirring frequently.

Step 3

Remove from heat, add the remaining blueberries, mix well and cool. Add lemon juice and mix well. Add mascarpone cheese and mix well.

Step 4

To make the crust, combine together the flour and butter in a bowl and mix till it resembles breadcrumbs. Add milk and two tablespoons water, mix and knead into a stiff dough. Refrigerate for fifteen minutes.

Step 5

Preheat oven at 180º C.

Step 6

Roll out the dough into a thin sheet and line a pie dish with it. Discard the edges, place a butter paper in it and fill with kidney beans. Place the dish in the preheated oven and blind bake till half done.

Step 7

Remove from the oven and spread the prepared filling in the crust. Put the dish back in the preheated oven and bake for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 8

Cut into wedges and serve.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.