Saturday, February 06, 2010
Creamy Potato Spinach Bake
800 gms Potatoes (peeled & cut into 1/4 inch thick rounds)
1 pkt of frozen Spinach ( thawed & squeeze out the water completely)
1 cup chopped goan sausages (you can use any sausage or mince if you like)
1/4 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp salt
6-8 slices of cheddar cheese
1/2 litre milk
1 tbsp butter
3 tbsp plain flour
Take the round cut potatoes, sprinkle salt, pepper & chilli powder and leave it aside.
Take a pan put the spinach and the sausage and cook for 2 minutes on high flame till the spinach is wilted.
Take 6x6x3 Pyrex or any small pyrex square glass dish.
Line the potatoes in one layer , now lay the spinach over the potatoes.
On top of the spinach now layer the remaining potatoes.
Make the creamy white sauce : Take milk in a pan and boil, add a tbsp butter and lower the flame.
Now add the 3 tbsp of flour mixed in 1/2 cup of water to the boiling milk and let it simmer for another 2 minutes. Make sure to keep stirring until the sauce thickens and is very creamy & smooth. Add salt & pepper as per taste.
Pour this sauce gently on top of the layered potatoes & spinach.
Lay the cheese slices over the white sauce.
Bake it in a preheated oven for 50 - 60 minutes on 225C.