Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Veg Lasagne

Lasagne, U.S. spelling lasagna, is a wide and flat type of pasta and possibly one of the oldest shapes. The word also refers to a dish made with this type of pasta. As with most other types of pasta, the word is a plural form, lasagne meaning more than one piece of lasagna ribbon.

Lasagne: 8
Pizza Sauce: 1 cup
White Sauce: 2 cups
Vegetables: 3cups
Mozzarela cheese: 1cup
Parmesan Cheese: 2tbsp
Olive oil: 3-4 tbsp

Cook Lasagne pasta in boiling salted water for half ann hour or till done.
Saute vegetables with olive oil until cooked and most of the water is evaporated.
Add pizza sauce in vegetables.

Arrange layers in an oven proof square cassarole in the following fashion: Vegetable mix-pasta-white sauce-grated cheese.
Repeat 3-4 layers until all the ingredients are used (reserve some cheese and white sauce)
Top it up with white sauce and sprinkle some cheese.
Bake it in preheated oven at 200c for 30-40 minutes or until top is golden brown.
Let it rest for 15 minutes, slice, offer to Lord and Enjoy.

White Sauce:
Butte; 4tbsp
Refined flour(Maida) : 4tbsp
Hot milk: 3cups
Salt: to taste
Melt butter in a pan, add flour and mix until smooth. Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Add hot milk on cup at a time. Cook for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and add salt.

Pizza Sauce:
tomatos (blanched, peeled and diced): 2cups
salt and black pepper: to taste
basil: 1tbsp
oregano: 1 tbsp
olive oil: 1tbsp
Heat olive oil in a pan, add all the ingredients and cook until tomatos are soft.

Shivani :)

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