Vegetable Quiche

Vegetable Quiche

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 60

Total Time : 75

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • whole wheat flour - 1 cup

  • Maida - 1/4 cup

  • Cold Butter - 100gm

  • Salt - 1 Tsp

  • Ice Cold Water - 8-9Tbsp

  • Butter - 1Tbsp

  • Olive oil - 1 tsp

  • Onion Sliced - 1 Medium

  • Zucchini diced - 1 Medium

  • Yellow pepper diced - 1 no.

  • Garlic cloves, minced - 2-3 no.

  • Fresh basil leaves - 4 no.

  • Sun-dried tomatoes chopped - 2Tbsp

  • Dried oregano -2 tsp

  • Sliced cherry tomatoes 3no.

  • Salt - 1Tsp

  • Sugar -3tbsp

  • Freshly ground black pepper - 1 tsp

  • Chili flakes - 1/2 tsp

  • Paneer crumbled - 100gms

  • Full fat milk - 100ml

  • Grated mozzarella - 1/4 cup

Directions

  • 01

    Steps for preparing pie crust:-

  • 02

    Pre-heat oven at200*c for 10 minutes

  • 03

    Rub the mixture with your finger tips until it resembles fine bread crumbs.

  • 04

    Add the iced water and bring the mixture together to form a firm dough.

  • 05

    Cover in cling wrap and refrigerate for 10 minutes.

  • 06

    Meanwhile, grease a tart case with removable bottom with oil.

  • 07

    On a floured surface ,roll out the pastry to 5 mm in thickness and around 5-6 cm larger than your tart case .

  • 08

    Lift the pastry with your rolling pin and drape it over your tart case( I used 2 tart pan) so there is over hang of pastry into the sides of the case.

  • 09

    Gently push the pastry into the sides of the case, taking care not to stretch or tear it.

  • 10

    Prick some small holes with fork.

  • 11

    Chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.

  • 12

    Place a large baking paper in pastry case and fill with uncooked beans or rice.

  • 13

    Bake for 20-25 minutes, than remove the baking paper and beans/rice.

  • 14

    Bake again for 5 more minutes or until crust turns golden in color.

  • 15

    Remove crust from oven and keep aside to cool down completely.

  • 16

    Steps for preparing quiche filling:-

  • 17

    To caramelize the onions, heat the butter in a pan with 1 tsp of olive oil.

  • 18

    Add the sliced onions and 3tbsp of sugar ,cook on a medium heat for 20 minutes ,keep stirring all the time.

  • 19

    When onions are caramelized turn off the heat and keep aside .

  • 20

    In another pan heat oil add garlic, Sautee for few seconds.

  • 21

    Add diced mushroom, zucchini and bell pepper.

  • 22

    Add salt, chili flakes, oregano, sun-dried tomatoes and pepper powder.

  • 23

    Sautee for few second and turn of the heat.

  • 24

    Mix the vegetable mixture with caramelized onion.

  • 25

    Allow the filling to cool down completely.

  • 26

    Steps to assemble Quiche:-

  • 27

    Preheat oven at 180*c for 10 minutes

  • 28

    Spread the veggie mixture on the prepared crust .

  • 29

    Pour the creamy paneer and milk mixture on top of veggies.

  • 30

    Make sure it doesn’t reach the brim and overflow.

  • 31

    Add sliced cherry tomatoes and grated cheese on top .

  • 32

    Bake for 20-25 minutes or till the top becomes golden in color.

  • 33

    Take it out of oven .

  • 34

    Let it cool for few minutes.

  • 35

    Cut into wedges and serve hot.

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