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Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry

Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry  step-by-step recipe | vegelicacy.com
"Take time out over the weekend to cook this amazing comforting dish and you will fall in love at first bite! It is sooo delicious!"

Ingredients Serves 8

  • 10 oz/300 g cottage cheese
  • 5 oz/150 g butter
  • 1/2 tsp cooking soda
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp ground coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric powder
  • 1.5 cup flour
  • 5 oz/150 g paneer cheese or firm ricotta
  • 3.5 oz/100 g parsley
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida (optional)
  • 2/3 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Method

  1. Cut the butter into smaller pieces and melt in a saucepan over low heat.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  2. Dough: Combine the cottage cheese and melted butter in a bowl, mix well.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  3. Mix 1/2 tsp cooking soda with 1/2 tbsp lemon juice, pour in the bowl with a dough.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  4. Add sugar, tumeric powder, ground coriander seeds and mix everything thoroughly.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  5. Graually pour sifted flour and mix the dough.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  6. Shape the dough into a ball and put it to the fridge for 15-20 minutes.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  7. Meanwhile, prepare filling. Grate paneer cheese or crumble ricotta cheese.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  8. Chop the parsley up.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  9. Combine grated cheese, parsley, sour cream, asafoetida, salt and pepper, mix well.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  10. Cut off two rectangular pieces of parchment paper to the size of your baking tray. Lay one sheet of paper on a table. Take the dough out of the fridge, divide it into two equal parts. Put one piece of the dough in the center of paper and flatten it with your fingers. Start at the center and work outwards.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  11. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough into an even 10"x12" (25-30 cm) rectangular shape. Do the same for the other portion of the dough.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  12. Spead the filling over the top of the dough layer, leaving some space around the edges.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  13. Cover with the second layer of the dough, remove the paper from top. Pinch the edges together.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry
  14. Poke tiny holes with a fork so that steam could get out. Place the pastry on a baking tray and bake in a preheated 350°F (180°C) oven for 30 minutes.

    Cheese and Parsley Indian Pastry

Author: vegelicacy

Posted on: 24 September 2013

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Diet type: vegetarian
Category: appetizer
Difficulty: medium
You will also need: Rolling Pin, Parchment paper

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