How to make Carrot And Onion Florentine -

Carrots, onion and spinach cooked in white sauce and gratinated as per perfection.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book hazana of Healthy Tasty Recipes.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Carrot And Onion Florentine

Carrot And Onion Florentine Recipe Card


Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Carrot And Onion Florentine Recipe

  • Carrots 1 1/2 centimetre cubes 3-4 medium

  • Onions thin slices 2 medium

  • Spinach finely chopped 2-3 medium bunches

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic,crushed 6-7 cloves

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Skimmed milk 2 cups

  • Broad beans (sem ki phalli/papdi) 1 1/2 centimetre cubes 100 grams

  • Cornflour/ corn starch dissolved in water 2 tablespoons

  • Dried mixed herbs 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh brown bread crumbs 1/4 cup


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add half the garlic, stir briefly and add the spinach. Sauté for four to five minutes over high heat, stirring occasionally or until the spinach is cooked completely.

Step 2

Add salt and white pepper to taste, stir well and remove from heat. Heat the skimmed milk in a saucepan and bring to boil. Add the remaining garlic, carrots and broad beans and onions.

Step 3

Cover and simmer for three to four minutes, stirring frequently. Add salt and white pepper powder to taste. Gradually add the cornflour mixture, stirring continuously, till the mixture thickens to a fairly thick sauce consistency.

Step 4

Sprinkle the mixed herb, stir well and remove from heat and keep warm. Take an ovenproof glass or a ceramic dish and layer the cooked spinach.

Step 5

Pour the cooked vegetables along with the sauce over the spinach and level it with a spatula. Sprinkle the fresh breadcrumbs on top of vegetables and bake in the preheated oven for ten minutes.

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