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Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets

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Today kids are very fussy about eating green leafy vegetables. As a parent we understand the requirement of greens in regular diet. So invented this recipe. This is a fusion recipe. Here I have made tarts first then filled the tarts with our Indian Methi Paneer. The result is a delicious dish which can be taken as breakfast, lunch, branch or snacks. They are super yummy and kids will grab them in no time for sure.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
CuisineFusion
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • FOR TART
  • All Purpose Flour 100 gram
  • Ice Cold Butter 50 gram
  • Salt a pinch
  • Sugar half tea spoon
  • Ice cold water to make the dough
  • FOR METHI PANEER
  • Methi leaves 1 bunch
  • Ginger Garlic paste 2 tea spoon
  • Onion paste 2 onions
  • Tomato puree 2 ripe tomatoes
  • Cumin powder 1 tea spoon
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 2 tsp
  • Ghee 2 tea spoon
  • Cumin seed half tea spoon
  • Paneer 250 gram
  • Oil for frying the paneers
  • Cheese for topping as per your choice
  • Sugar 2 tea spoon
  • Salt
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Instructions
 

  • Add all all purpose flour and ice cold butter in a bowl and mix them with your hands. It will become crumby.
  • Now add the sugar, salt and ice cold water to make a dough. Do not overmix the dough.
  • Keep the dough in freeze for 20 minutes.
  • Then take it out and roll with rolling pin about 1/8" thick.
    Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Place the rolled dough on the tart pan properly.
    Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Prick with fork. It will prevent the dough fluff up while baking.
    Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Preheat the oven 180C for 10 minutes.
  • Place a butter paper on the tarts and fill with kidney beans.
    Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Bake at 180C for 25 minutes. It is called blind baking.
  • After baking remove the tarts from tart moulds and let them cool down.
    Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • FOR METHI PANEER:
  • Clean and chop methi leaves and blunch them.
  • Wash under running cold water and make a paste.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds.
  • When they starts to splatter add ginger garlic paste.
  • Saute for 5 minutes and then add onion paste, tomato puree and all dry masalas.
  • Stir continuously. Then add methi paste and cook until oil separates. Add salt and sugar.
  • Chop the paneer into cubes and saute them in refined oil.
  • Check seasoning of the methi gravy. Add sauted paneer cubes.
  • Add some chaat masala for extra zing. Filling of the tart is ready.
  • Now fill the tarts with this filling.
    Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Top them with grated cheese.
    Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Again heat the oven with top rod on for 5 minutes and grill these tarts for about 5 minutes or until the cheese melts.
    Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Serve and enjoy endlessly.
    Methi Paneer Tarts And Tartlets - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Notes

You can make tart shells one day before to serve them more quickly.

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Aparajita Dutta
Aparajita Dutta

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