Moussaka | How to make Moussaka

By Bindiya Sharma  |  24th Jul 2015  |  
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About Moussaka Recipe

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

Moussaka is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Moussaka in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 60 minutes to cook. The Moussaka by Bindiya Sharma has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Moussaka at home without any difficulty. Moussaka is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Moussaka would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Moussaka this weekend. Share your Moussaka cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Bindiya Sharma for inputs. In case you have any queries for Moussaka you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Bindiya Sharma. You can also rate the Moussaka and give feedback.


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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