Apr 17, 2010

Baked Spinach Mushroom

Another spinach mushroom recipe.. two in sequence.. but I couln't resist posting it.. I tried it last evening and it worked wonders..

what you need:(serves 2)
Button mushrooms: 7-8 washed and cut in four pieces
spinach: 200gms chopped
tomatoes: 2 small sized or one medium (finely chopped)
milk: 1 cup
ginger: 1/2 " piece grated
garlic: two flakes finely chopped (optional)
white floor (maida): 2 tspn
butter: 60 gms.
salt to tase
pepper: 1/2 tspn
sugar: 1/2 tspn
grated cheese: 25 grams approx.
what to do with these:
Take mushrooms with one cup water in a bowl and microwave for 2 minutes. Heat 20 gms (1/3 of total)butter in a pan till it melts, saute mushrooms till no water is left.
Heat 20 gms butter till it melts, add ginger and garlic, cook for one minute on slow flame add tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes till they are soft, add spinach and cook covered for 5 minutes.
Heat remaining butter in a pan, add white floor and roast it on slow flame till it turns brown, add milk and mix well till it thickens. Add sugar, pepper and salt. Add spinach and mushroom. Transfer it in  a bowl and top it with grated cheese. Grill it for 5 minutes in microwave or in a pre heated oven. Serve hot.
(The filling also tastes well in sandwiches)

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