Food & Recipes

Lasagna

20190524_031825Lasagna is baked Italian dish and always family favorite.No dawat or potluck completed at my home without it.I serve it as side dish at formal dinners for kids and  even a main dish for a regular dinner so my kid would eat something without any complaint and take leftover for school lunch next day.

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So,on demand I am sharing my recipe and I will try my best to make it simple for you to follow step by step.

Lets make it!!

 

For Qeema:

1/2 kg chicken qeema

Onion:1 chopped

Red Chili Flakes:2 Tsp

Pasta Sauce:1 bottle (Any brand or Ragu original)

Salt & Black Pepper:to taste

Oil :2 Tbs

METHOD:

  • In a sauce pan heat oil and saute chopped onion till it turns to light golden brown.
  • Add Qeema and fry it till it changes it color,add spices and cook it until water dries up.
  • Add more than 1/2 of pasta sauce which is almost a cup and let the qeema cook properly.
  • Turn off the heat,set aside.

 

White Sauce:

Butter:3 tbs

All purpose Flour: 2Tbs

Milk:almost 1 cup

Salt & Pepper :To Taste

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METHOD:

  • In another pan melt butter,now saute flour for 1 minute.
  • Add milk gradually and whisk it up to avoid lumps,make a smooth sauce.
  • Season it with salt and pepper.

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Pasta:

Lasagna Sheets: Prepare pasta according to package direction.

Mozzarella Cheese: Grated

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Assembling:

  • Take a baking dish start with the left over sauce from the bottle,.spread on the bottom of the dish.
  • Arrange boiled lasagna noodles length wise,over the sauce.Spread the meat sauce over lasagna sheet,then white sauce and sprinkle grated cheese over it generously.
  • Repeat .
  • Top it with a final layer of lasagna sheets,pasta sauce and cheese.

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Baking:

  • Cover the dish with aluminium foil.
  • Bake it for 40 minutes at 400 degrees F.
  • Remove the foil and bake for another 15 minutes.
  • If you like cheesy lasagna, you can add more cheese after removing the foil.

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Let the lasagna rest for 15 minutes before slicing.

You can also freeze the leftover and enjoy it up-to 4 weeks.

enjoy!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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