Saturday, March 7, 2009

Paneer Lasagne

Ingredients for the Lasagne sheet:

Maida - 1 cup
Oil - 1 tsp
Salt - as required
Water - to knead the dough


Knead the dough and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes. Make chapathi. Keep to dry for 15 minutes. To use the sheet, boil water in a large vessel in which 1 tsp oil has been added. When water boils, put 1 chapathi at a time. Remove it when it comes to the surface. Put in the cold water and use as required.

Ingredients for Stuffing:

Crumbled powder - 200g
Capsicum - 2 (finely chopped)
Tomato puree - 1 tbsp
Onions - 1 or 2 (finely chopped)
Ground paste (onion -1, garlic flakes - 6, red chilli powder - 1 tsp, Dhania powder - 2 tsp, garam masala - 1/2 tsp, corriander powder - 1 tsp)
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Ajinomoto - 1/4 tsp (optional)


1) Saute onion in oil for 2 minutes, then add capsicum, salt, ajinamoto. Fry for 5 mins until soft. Remove and keep aside.
2) In the same way, add some more oil and fry ground paste till well done & little oil, add tomato puree. Stir fried vegetables, add little salt. Keep on a small flame for a few mins, till well blended.

White Sauce:

Butter - 2 tbsp
Maida - 2 tbsp
Milk - 2 cups


Heat butter in the pan, add maida. Do not brown them. Slowly add milk. When cooled, mix thoroughly to avoid lumps. Heat it, but do not boil Let it thicken slightly. Add salt & pepper.

Red Sauce:

Tomato Puree - 6 to 8 tbsp
Small Onions - 1 (finely chopped)
Garlic pods - 5 (mashed)
Oregano - 1/2 tsp
Salt & pepper
Ketchup - 2 to 3 tbsp
Chilli Sauce - 1 tbsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil/butter - 1 tbsp


Heat butter, add onion, stir fry for a few mins. Add crushed garlic after a min, add chilli powder, add tomato puree. When it starts bubbling, add salt, pepper & oregano. Once the sauce thickens, switch off gas when cooled. Add ketchup & chilli sauce.

To arrange the Lasagne:

Grease an oven-proof dish. Put a thin layer of red sauce. Put a lasagne sheet, then on top of the sheet, arrange the vegetables. Put some white sauce and then some red sauce. Then a lasagne sheet. Continue till the required layer. Top it with red sauce. Grate a generous amount of cheese and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degree Celcius for 20 minutes. Serve hot with garlic bread or bun.

Garlic Bun:


Buns - 6
Garlic - 4 to 5 pods
Butter - 4 to 5 tbsp
Herbs & pepper


Beat butter with crushed garlic, pepper & herbs. Generously apply to the buns. grill or bake in oven for a few mins.

1 comment:


Great click and looks so yummy dear...