Masale ka moussaka

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 big brinjal, diced
  • 2 potatoes, peeled, sliced
  • 4 cups - crushed toast or bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup - cheese, grated
  • Oil as needed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the filling:
  • 3/4 kg - minced meat
  • 2 onions, grated
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 1 cup - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup - tomato puree
  • Oil as needed
  • Salt to taste
  • For the toppings:
  • 3/4 cup - flour (maida)
  • 2 cups - milk
  • 1/2 cup - cream
  • 1/2 tsp - nutmeg, ground
  • 1/2 cup - grated cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Masale ka moussaka

  • Marinate brinjal and potato slices in salt and fry in hot oil till soft.
  • Drain and keep aside. Add some more oil to the pan and heat it.
  • Add grated onion and ginger-garlic paste. Brown.
  • Add mince and stir fry till brown.
  • Add tomato puree, the powders, spices, salt, pepper and coriander leaves, and pressure cook till done. Open.
  • Stir till dry. Reserve.
  • Heat 2 tbsps. oil.
  • Add flour and cook till raw smell disappears.
  • Add milk and heat till no lumps remain. Add cream, nutmeg and salt.
  • When creamy, remove.
  • Cool a while and add cheese and egg. Blend well.
  • Now in a baking dish, put a layer of brinjal and potato slices.
  • Add some breadcrumbs and cheese.
  • Put a layer of mince over this. Continue the layers till vegetables and meat are over, the top layer being of brinjals.
  • Pour the cheese sauce evenly over the moussaka and bake till the layers are set and the top is golden.
  • Remove and serve garnished with coriander leaves.