Spinach and Macaroni Pie

OOps I don’t have a picture to go with this recipe because I have not tried it yet. But I have watched my mom make it and let me tell you it tastes real yummy.

Ingredients

  • Spinach – 3 bunches
  • Ginger – 2cm sized piece
  • Garlic – 3 pods minced
  • Tomato – 1 medium sized
  • Green Chillies – 3
  • Paneer – 100gms – (Cubed or sliced)
  • Macaroni – 100gms
  • Mushroom – 100gms – (Sliced)
  • Cauliflower – 100gms – (Sliced)
  • Onion – 1 large sized, Cut
  • Butter – 3tbsp
  • Milk – 1.5 cups
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste

Procedure

  1. Cook the Spinach with green chillies, ginger and half a teaspoon of salt and then blend to a smooth paste with a blender.
  2. Cook Macaroni then rinse and drain it before setting it aside
  3. Grind the Tomato and Onion in a mixer. – Set Aside
  4. Heat the butter in a frying pan and fry the garlic till brown, add the Tomato and Onion paste and fry well.
  5. Add the Mushroom, Cauliflower and fry for 3 minutes.
  6. Add the Spinach Mixture, milk, paneer, salt and pepper and let it simmer for 2 minutes before removing it from the fire.
  7. Add the Macaroni and Mix well before pouring it in a greased baking dish.

Ingredients for the topping

  • Boiled Potato – 250 gms
  • Cooked Carrot – 250 gms
  • Cheese – 3 cubes
  • Butter – 2 tablespoon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Procedure

  1. Mash the potatoes and carrot mix with the cheese, butter salt and pepper and spread on top of the Spinach Mixture.
  2. Bake this in an oven (temp: 200 celsius) till the topping turns slightly brown.

Do give it a shot and let me know how it turns out.I have seen this on the venus factor diet but for that please read some of the venus factor reviews. I will hopefully try this over the weekend and will let you know how it turned up with photos. :)

One thought on “Spinach and Macaroni Pie

  1. This is the 3rd time today I have landed on this page! Once for a quick glance, 2nd coz eyes began to glaze and mouth began to water, and now yet again on recommending this recipe to a friend to try out! I think I need to check into baked goodies rehab or something :D

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