Moussaka

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Greek Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cup - chopped Onions
  • 6 Cloves Garlic
  • 3 tbsp - hot oil
  • 1.5 kg - finely minced Meat
  • 1.5 cups - thick Tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp - chopped Parsley
  • 1.5 cup - wine (optional)
  • a pinch of chilli powder
  • 1 cup - grated cheese
  • 1.5 cup - breadcrumbs
  • 1.5 kg - long brinjals.
  • For the White Sauce :
  • 1.5 cup - Butter
  • 1.5 cup - sifted flour
  • 2 cups - Milk
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1.5 tsp - salt

How to Make Moussaka

  • Brown the chopped onions and garlic, minced in hot oil.
  • Add the finely minced meat, fry until the water dries up.
  • Add the tomato puree, chopped parsley, wine and a pinch of chilli powder.
  • Cook until the minced meat is tender.
  • Fry the long brinjals, cut into 1/2 inch thick slices, until brown and crisp.
  • To make the white sauce :
  • Melt the butter, add sifted flour.
  • Stir for 1 minute, using a wooden spoon.
  • Add the milk and keep stirring until smooth and slightly thick.
  • Add the beaten eggs, salt, pepper and mustard powder.
  • Combine the grated cheese and breadcrumbs.
  • Arrange the fried brinjals in a neat layer, covering the base of a 12.5 x 81.5 oven-proof dish.
  • Sprinkle one-third of the cheese and crumb mixture on top. Spread the cooked minced meat on top and again sprinkle with the cheese and crumb mixture.
  • Top with the white sauce and remaining cheese and crumb mixture. Dot with butter and bake at 180 degree C for 15 mins. Decorate with parsley.