Spinach pinwheels

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • For dough:
  • 225 g - maida/flour
  • 55 g - butter
  • 55 g - grated cheese
  • A pinch of salt
  • Cold water to knead the dough with
  • A big bunch of spinach leaves to fold the dough in
  • For filling:
  • 200 g - cauliflower (grated)
  • 2 tsp coriander (finely chopped)
  • 1 green chilli (finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper (freshly ground) to taste
  • 3 tbsp - white sauce
  • Oil or melted butter for brushing

How to Make Spinach pinwheels

  • Sift flour and rub in butter with fingertips till the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  • Add cheese and make dough using cold water.
  • Roll out about 1/4 inch thick rectangular shape.
  • Blanch spinach in boiling water for half a minute and plunge in cold water.
  • For filling:
  • Mix together ingredients for the filling.
  • Spread leaves, overlapping a little, over a flat surface covered with polythene or cling film the size of the rectangular dough.
  • Keep the rolled out dough over the leaves.
  • Spread the filling over the dough.
  • Trim edges with a sharp knife and roll it up, like a Swiss roll.
  • Wrap in butter paper and chill for half an hour.
  • Remove butter paper, cut into half-inch thick slices and place on a greased tray.
  • Brush with oil or melted butter and bake at 200 degrees C for 20 minutes or till golden.
  • Serve with a sauce of your choice.