Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart | How to make Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart

By Avin Kohli  |  12th Oct 2016  |  
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About Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart Recipe

A tart is basically a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry. The pastry is usually shortcrust pastry; the filling may be sweet or savoury, though modern tarts are usually fruit-based, sometimes with custard. Here I have used very basic ingredient to make the pastry filling. The whole process maybe little lengthy but totally worth the effort. Spinach and cottage cheese together works best as far as the flavours go.

The delicious and mouthwatering Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart. Avin Kohli shared Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart recipe which can serve 5 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart. Try this delicious Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Avin Kohli of Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart with other users

Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart

Ingredients to make Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart

  • For the pastry - 2 cups (250 gms) all purpose flour/ Maida
  • 100 gms chilled butter
  • 50 ml chilled water
  • 1 egg
  • salt to taste
  • For the filling: 2 cups spinach/ palak
  • 1/2 cup homemade cottage cheese/ paneer
  • 1 big red onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • nutmeg - a pinch

How to make Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart

  1. Boil the spinach in 1 cup water.
  2. After that drain as much liquid as you can and chop finely. Chop the cottage cheese as well and mix.
  3. To preparing the pastry:
  4. Mix flour, butter & salt until the mixture resembles crumbs. Add the egg. Use water to bring the pastry together. Be careful not to overknead it. Wrap it in a cling film and let it rest for at least 30 min in fridge.
  5. Now roll the pastry about 1/2 inch thicknesses between two sheets of cling film.
  6. Line the pastry in the tin and let it rest for 30 min in the fridge.
  7. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  8. Now blind bake the pastry for 20 min.
  9. After 20 min it should be light brown in the edges.
  10. To preparing the filling:
  11. Saute onions in 1 tsp oil. Add in the spinich & cottage cheese mixture. Mix well.
  12. Add salt and pepper to taste. Let it cool.
  13. Now add eggs, cheese and mix.
  14. Now fill the pastry with the mix and bake to 12-15 min or until done.
  15. Let it rest for 20 min in the tin. Un-mould after that and cut.
  16. Enjoy!!

My Tip:

1. All the ingredients for pastry should be chilled for a flaky pastry. 2. Adding cheese brings out the oomph in this dish. You can choose any kind as parmesan or cheddar. Even pizza cheese works just fine. 3. If the pastry base puffs up during blind baking just press it back with a teatowel.

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