Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Veg Lasagna

Veg Lasagna

For the sauce
Ingredients
1/2 cup ripe tomatoes blanched, peel of the skin and chopped finely
1/2 cup tomato purée
1 tbsp garlic chopped finely
1 small onion chopped finely
1 tsp sugar
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp chopped Basil leave
1 tsp olive oil

Method
Take olive oil and heat it. Add galic and onion and sauté it well. As the onion changes it colour then add the tomatoes and the purée and cook on a low heat till the tomato and the purée blends well and the juice from the tomato has reduce. Add salt to taste, pepper powder and  sugar and boil it for few minutes more. Add chopped Basil leaves and keep it aside. ( This sauce also serves for pizza and red sauce pasta)

Vegetables required for Lasagna
Ingredients
1/2 cup red capsicum
1/2 cup yellow capsicum
1/2 cup brinjal
1/2 cup mashrooms
1 onion
1 tomato
(All the vegetables cut in to medium size cubes)
1/2 cup spinach chopped
1/2 tsp garlic chopped
Salt to taste
1/2 pepper powder
2 tsp olive oil

Method
Take olive oil heat it and fry the brinjal cubes and keep it aside. Then add garlic. Sauté for few minutes and add the rest of the vegetables and cook on a medium flame till all the vegetables combines well. Add salt and pepper to taste and the sauce prepared earlier. Mix it well.

Lasagna sheets

Ingredients
2 cups of wheat flour
1/2 tsp oil
Salt to taste

Method
Take wheat flour add salt and oil. Mix the flour. Add water to make a soft dough. Keep it aside while assembling the lasagna.

Assembling the lasagna
Ingredients
1 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese grated
Dough
Vegetables prepared for the lasagna

Method
Pre heat the oven to 200 degrees.
Take a baking dish. Make two portions of the dough take one portion and roll it out in to the shape of the baking dish. Blanch the sheet into hot water. Spead the sheet out on the baking dish. Spread out the vegetables on the sheet add the fried brinjal. Sprinkle 1/2 of the grated mozzarella cheese. Roll out the remaining portion of the dough. Blanch the sheet in hot water and spread it out on the vegetables. Sprinkle the remaining grated mozzarella cheese. Bake it at 200 degrees for 20 minutes till all the cheese has melted and the top has become brown in colour. Serve it hot.