How to make Spinach And Cheese Pie -

A tasty and a nutritious baked spinach and paneer pie.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book TV Dinners.

Main Ingredients : Spinach Leaves, Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian


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Spinach And Cheese Pie

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Spinach And Cheese Pie Recipe

  • Spinach Leaves stems removed 500 grams

  • Cottage Cheese grated 225 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Butter chilled, chopped 60 grams

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onions,chopped 2 small

  • Fresh oregano chopped or 1/2 teaspoon dry oregano 1 tablespoon

  • Black pepper powder freshly ground to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Nutmeg grated a pinch

  • Cream 1/2 cup

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Egg 1

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Place flour and butter in a food processor and process until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. If mixing by hand, rub butter in with fingertips. While the processor motor is running, add drops of iced water until dough holds together.

Step 2

If not using a processor mix with a knife or a wooden spoon. Or can mix with hands and make a dough without kneading much. You will need approximately two and a half tablespoons of water.

Step 3

Press dough into a ball, wrap in a greaseproof paper or plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least thirty minutes before rolling or shaping. Cut the spinach leaves into thin ribbons with a sharp knife.

Step 4

Heat oil in a large pan. Add onions and sauté on medium heat for five minutes or until softened. Add spinach, oregano, black pepper powder, salt and nutmeg and cook over high heat, stirring frequently for about five minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated.

Step 5

Remove from heat and set aside to cool. To make custard, whisk together cream, milk, one egg and a pinch of salt. Set aside. Roll out the dough into a half inch thick diskette. Line a pie dish with the rolled out pastry and trim the edges.

Step 6

Prick with a fork and blind bake in the preheated oven for twenty-five minutes. Spread the spinach mixture over the pie and top it up with cottage cheese.

Step 7

Pour the custard mixture over it. Bake in the preheated oven for thirty five to forty minutes. Cut into wedges and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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.