Spinach Canneloni

Spinach Canneloni

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Spinach cannelloni offers an exotic pasta and vegetables recipe with fresh spinach pasta prepared at home. The spinach puree is added to the dough while making pastas and then are placed on a bed of pomorado sauce and topped with white sauce, grated cheese and select herbs. A lovely baked recipe which is healthy, delicious and renders an authentic Italian touch to the dish.

Spinach Canneloni recipe - How to make Spinach Canneloni

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Ingredients



POMORADO SAUCE:
1 large onion, chopped
1 tbsp grated carrot
600 gms blanched tomatoes
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp chopped basil
3 to 4 cloves garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup tomato ketchup
salt pepper & sugar to taste

WHITE SAUCE:
butter
plain flour (maida)
milk

PASTAS:
1 cup chopped spinach (palak), boiled & pureed
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tbsp ghee and salt according to taste

STUFFING:
1/2 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
3/4 cup shredded cabbage
1 small capsicum
1 cup cooked spinach (palak)
2 tbsp bread crumbs
salt & pepper to taste

Method


Spinach canneloni pomorado sauce

    Spinach canneloni pomorado sauce
  1. Heat 2 tablespoon of oil.
  2. Fry onions & carrots. add paprika.
  3. Blend tomato in a mixie.
  4. Add this to onions along with other ingredients, and boil for a few minutes. **white sauce
  5. Heat 11/2 tablespoon of butter.
  6. Fry 11/2 tablespoon maida.
  7. Add 11/2 cups of milk.
  8. Keep stirring constantly till thick.
  9. Mix salt & pepper.

pastas:

    pastas:
  1. Mix the above ingredients and make a semi-hard dough.
  2. Boil enough water. add 1 teaspoon ghee and 1 teaspoon vinegar.
  3. Roll the pastas very thinly and cut into rectangles.
  4. Drop them in boiling water and cook till aldente.
  5. Take out in a strainer and wash with running tap water.
  6. Place the stuffing and make rolls.

stuffing:

    stuffing:
  1. Mix everything lightly.

assembling:

    assembling:
  1. Place stuffing and make rolls.
  2. In a greased baking dish pour the pomorado sauce.
  3. Place the canneloni on it.
  4. Spread the white sauce.
  5. Sprinkle grated cheese liberally.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes at 180 degree centigrade.

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