Moussaka | How to make Moussaka

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ByBindiya Sharma
Created on 24th Jul 2015
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About Moussaka

An absolutely delicious combination and a great party pleaser, serve with crisp toasted bread!

Moussaka, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Bindiya Sharma. Moussaka is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Moussaka is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Moussaka by Bindiya Sharma is perfect to serve 6 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Moussaka.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves6People

Ingredients to make Moussaka

  • 2 large brinjals/ eggplant thinly sliced
  • 800 g minced lamb/mutton
  • 400 g tomato puree
  • 2 small onions finely chopped
  • 2-3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/3 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp mixed spice( nutmeg cumin pepper powder)
  • 75 g butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1.5 cup milk

How to make Moussaka

  1. Heat a fry pan, add oil. Cook the slices of eggplant for 3-4 mins until golden brown from both sides. Keep aside.Grease a baking dish with butter.
  2. In the same pan, saute onion and garlic for 5 mins.
  3. Add minced lamb and cook until its brown. Add tomato puree, cinnamon and mixed spices. Bring to boil, simmer for 30 mins until liquid has evaporated.
  4. Melt butter in a saucepan, add flour and dry roast for a minute, gradually stir in milk until sauce thickens.
  5. Pre-heat the oven to 160°C, sprinkle oil in a baking dish. Place a layer of cooked eggplant slices, followed by a layer of meat mixture. Repeat the layers.
  6. Spread the sauce on the topmost layer and then sprinkle with cheese. Bake in oven for 20 mins or until golden brown.

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