Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche


Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche

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A French meal is incomplete without a melt-in-the-mouth quiche. Bubbly cheese, crumbly paneer with spinach perked up with green chillies, this quiche combines all this and more in a pastry case, a delightful preparation that is sure to satiate your taste buds and your tummy!

Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche has a satisfying, one-dish meal feel. Perfect for dinner as it is or accompanied with a soup and salad.

At parties serve this attractive and irresistible Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche as a main course or as a side dish.

Learn to make Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche recipe at home, it is sure to please you and your loved ones.

Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche recipe - How to make Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  25 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 1 quiche
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Ingredients


For Making The Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche Short Crust Pastry
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup butter
2 pinches salt

For Making The Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche Stuffing
2 cups blanched and chopped spinach (palak)
1 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
1/2 tsp chopped green chillies
2 tbsp cornflour
3/4 cup milk
2 tbsp fresh cream
1/4 cup grated processed cheese
1/2 tsp dried oregano
2 tbsp butter
salt and to taste

Method
For the short crust pastry

    For the short crust pastry
  1. To make the short crust pastry for the spinach and cottage cheese quiche recipe, sieve the flour. Add the butter and salt and rub in with your fingertips.
  2. Add about 1 tbsp of ice-cold water to make a dough
  3. Roll out the dough to about 3 mm. Thickness.
  4. Arrange the rolled out dough in a greased 150 mm. (6”) diameter pie dish.
  5. Press the dough into pie dish and prick with a fork on the bottom and sides.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
  7. Do not remove from pie dish. Keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. To make the stuffing for the spinach and cottage cheese quiche recipe, heat the butter in a pan, add green chillies, paneer and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Dissolve the cornflour in the milk and add this to the mixture.
  3. Cook till the mixture thickens, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Spread the spinach paneer mixture over the baked pastry in the pie dishes.
  2. Bake in a hot oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes or until the mixture becomes firm. Cut into wedges and serve the spinach and cottage cheese quiche hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per quiche
Energy1298 cal
Protein30.5 g
Carbohydrates103 g
Fiber11.6 g
Fat81.9 g
Cholesterol209 mg
Sodium1042.4 mg

Reviews

Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche
 on 23 Sep 18 06:34 PM
5

the recipe has corn instead of cottage cheese in method. please correct.
Tarla Dalal
24 Sep 18 03:33 PM
   Hi Foram, Thanks for noticing. We have now corrected the recipe.
Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche
 on 24 Jan 18 11:13 AM
5

awesome
Tarla Dalal
25 Jan 18 08:53 AM
   Happy to know you have liked the recipe.. Do keep trying more recipes and give us your feedback..
Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche
 on 09 Jan 16 01:34 PM
5

Love this recipe.