Stuffed Spinach with Huanciana Sauce. Protein Rich Recipe

Stuffed Spinach with Huanciana Sauce ( Protein Rich Recipes )

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Stuffed spinach with huanciana sauce, this hearty dish has an abundance of protein from paneer stuffed with equally delicious spinach! Spinach is rich in vitamin A, a potent antioxidant along with protein boosts up immunity to fight infections and free radicals.

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Stuffed Spinach with Huanciana Sauce. Protein Rich Recipe recipe - How to make Stuffed Spinach with Huanciana Sauce. Protein Rich Recipe

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  15 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200ºC (400ºF)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings (4serving )
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For The Stuffed Spinach
8 big spinach (palak) leaves
1/3 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1/3 cup boiled and chopped sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
salt to taste

For The Huanciana Sauce
1/3 cup freshly made paneer (cottage cheese)
3 tbsp milk
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1/2 tbsp butter for greasing
2 tbsp grated mozzarella cheese

For the stuffed spinach

    For the stuffed spinach
  1. Boil a vesselful of water, add the spinach leaves and remove within a few seconds. Drain and pat dry on a towel.
  2. Combine the paneer, corn, green chillies, garlic and salt to together in a bowl and mix well. Divide it into 8 equal portions and keep aside.
  3. Place a leaf on a clean dry surface and place a portion of the stuffing at the broad end.
  4. Roll like a spring roll from the broad end towards the tapering end of the leaf and keep aside.
  5. Repeat with the remaining leaves and stuffing to make 7 more stuffed spinach leaves. Keep aside.

For the huanciana sauce

    For the huanciana sauce
  1. Combine the paneer, milk and 2 tbsp of water and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  2. Add the green chillies and salt, mix well and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Arrange the stuffed spinach leaves in a greased glass baking tray.
  2. Pour the sauce evenly and top it with the cheese.
  3. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200ºc (400ºf) for 10 minutes or till the cheese melts. Serve hot.


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy117 cal
Protein5.1 g
Carbohydrates5.5 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat8.2 g
Cholesterol6.9 mg
Sodium62.6 mg

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Stuffed Spinach with Huanciana Sauce. Protein Rich Recipe
 on 14 Sep 16 09:16 AM

It''s all about paneer and I just love it! With not too much of fat laden cheese, but the use of paneer to make the sauce gives this dish a very soothing creamy texture. It is quite a filling dish.