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SPINACH QUICHE

Ingredients:
For Short crust pastry:
Flour - 150 gms
Salt - little
Butter - 75 gms
Chilled water - 2-3 tbsp

For filling:
spinach - 250 gms (cooked, drained and chopped)
Small sized onion -1 (finely chopped)
Butter - 1 tbsp
Large eggs -2
Cheese - 3/4 cup (grated)
Salt and pepper to taste
Pinch of nutmeg
Thin cream - 1 cup

Method:
  • Sift the flour and salt; add butter. With the finger tips rub the butter into the flour until it becomes crumbly.
  • Gradually add chilled water. Stir with a fork until the mixture is evenly moist.Knead very lightly and refrigerate for 20-25 minutes.
  • Roll the pastry thinly and line a pie dish, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Gently fry the chopped onion in butter and toss the spinach in it for a moment.
  • Spoon the mixture over the base of the pastry and sprinkle with grated cheese, leaving a little on the top.
  • Lightly beat eggs and cream. Season with salt and pepper and pour over the spinach to fill the quiche.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes at 190 C.

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Dondakaya Masala (Gherkins Masala) curry

Ingredients:
Dondakayalu - 250gms
Onions - 2
Oil - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Tamarind juice - 2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/4tsp
Salt to taste


For Masala paste:
Peanuts -1 tbsp, Red Chillies - 3 no.'s, Gingely seeds - 1tbsp, Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp, coconut powder - 1tbsp,  cumin seeds - 1 tsp


Method:
Cut the onions into small pieces. Slit the dondakayalu into 4 long pieces. Dry roast all the masala ingredients and grind to make fine powder. Heat the oil add jeera when it crackles add onions. Fry onions for 5 minutes add dondakayalu, turmeric and salt. Cook for another 5 minutes the add the masala powder, tamarind juice and some water. Cook the curry till the oil floats. This curry goes well with rice and roti.