Halwai December 3, 2019

Ingredients:

• 2 cups – plain flour (maida)
• 100 gms – chilled Butter
• 1/2 tsp – salt
• chilled water
• For Filling:
• 2 cups – chopped vegetables (potatoes, peas, beans, carrot, spinach, cauliflower)
• 2 – Onions
• 1 – Tomato
• 2 – Green chillies
• 1/2 inch – Ginger
• 1 tbsp – oil
• 1/2 tsp – Red Chilli powder
• 1/2 tsp – curry masala (or garam masala)
• 1 tbsp – Cream
• 1 tsp – Corn flour
• salt to taste

Method:

  1. Sieve together flour and salt. Add chilled butter.
  2. Mix with a fork till mixture is crumbly.
  3. Sprinkle chilled water over it.
  4. Quickly, with a light hand, mix the dough into a lump.
  5. Do not over knead.
  6. Chill dough for 15 minutes in a plastic bag.
  7. Roll dough into a 4-inch thick round.
  8. Place over a greased pie plate.
  9. Prick with a fork all over.
  10. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 12 minutes or till light brown. Keep aside.
  11. Filling:
  12. Grate tomato, onion, ginger.
  13. Finely chop green chillies.
  14. Chop and boil other vegetables.
  15. Heat oil in a skillet, add the grated vegetables and chillies.
  16. Cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  17. Add all other ingredients except cream.
  18. Cook till the water evaporates and curry is thick.
  19. Sprinkle a little corn flour over the crust.
  20. Pour and spread the filling in the shell.
  21. Pour cream all over.
  22. Bake for 8-10 minutes in pre-heated oven.
  23. Slice and serve warm.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi