Spinach and Macaroni Pie

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: BBQ Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • spinach leaves - 6 cups
  • green chillies 2
  • ginger 2 cm
  • macaroni - 100 gm
  • paneer - 100 gm
  • mushrooms - 100 gm
  • garlic - 3 flakes, minced
  • onion - 1
  • tomato - 1
  • butter or oil - 3 tbsp
  • flour - 3 tbsp
  • milk - 300 ml
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Indian cottage cheese
  • For topping:
  • potatoes - 250 gm
  • carrot - 300 gm
  • cheese - 3 tbsp, grated
  • butter - 2 tbsp
  • salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Spinach and Macaroni Pie

  • Cook spinach with green chillies, ginger and one and a half tsp salt. Cool and blend in a mixer.
  • Cook macaroni as directed on the packet.
  • Slice paneer (3cm/2cm/1/2cm) and mushrooms.
  • Grind tomato and onion together.
  • Heat butter or oil. Fry garlic till brown. Add tomato and onion paste and fry well.
  • Add mushrooms and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add flour, fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add spinach mixture, milk, paneer slices, salt and pepper. Simmer for 2 minutes and remove from fire.
  • Mix in the macaroni. Pour in a greased baking dish.
  • For topping:
  • Boil, peel and mash potatoes and carrots.
  • Mix with remaining ingredients.
  • Spread on top of spinach mixture.
  • Bake in a hot oven (200 degrees centigrade) till the topping is slightly browned.
  • Serve hot.

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