Quiche Lorraine...!!!

Author: Siddhi Shirsat // Category: ,


Quiche Lorrane - One of the most famous dish from French Cuisine...Looking at it you all will think that its a very tidious affair to make this baked delicacy...but its a very small procedure..it can be made in few mins and the result is just awesome.




INGREDIENTS:


For The Cripsy Crust :
  • 200 grams all purpose flour (maida)
  • 70 grams salted chilled  butter
  • 2-3 table spoons chilled milk
For  Stuffing:
  • 8-10 button mushrooms chopped finely
  • 1 medium bellpepper chopped finely
  • 1 medium bunch of spring onion greens n whites chopped finely
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 3 tea spoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tea spoon pepper powder
  • 1/2 tea spoon mustard powder
  • 1 tea spoon dried oregeno
  • 1 table spoon butter
  • salt
Other Ingredients:
  • 150 ml fresh cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tea spoon pepper powder
  • 1/2 tea spoon mustard powder
  • salt

METHOD:
First to make the crust take the flour in a bowl and add pieces of chilled butter and rub chilled butter into maida with fingertips to attain a sandy crumbly texture.Now add the chilled milk to this mixture and kned it to form a smooth dough,do not over handle the dough. Wrap it in a cling film and refrigerate it for 1 hour.



Preheat oven to 180 deg . Roll out the prepared pastry approx 5 mm thick and line in 6-8 " greased quiche/pie tin. Prick all over with a fork and bake blind for 12-15 minutes.Let it get cooled.


Now to make the stuffing heat butter in a pan.Add garlic and saute for 2 mins and then add chopped onion and saute till tranparent.Add chopped capsicum, mushrooms and saute for more 2 mins.Add spring onion greens and whites and saute for a while.Add salt, pepper powder and mustard powder and saute and cook till the mixture is fully dry.Add oregeno and remove from flame and let it get cooled.


Take fresh cream in bowl and add the eggs in it and beat the mixture well for 4-5 mins. Add salt, pepper powder and mustard powder and beat again.


Preheat the oven at 180 deg.Put the prepared vegetable stuffing on the prepared pastry shell and top up with egg and cream mixture.Fill the tin fully till rim with egg and cream mixture.Bake for 15-20 mins till egg mixture is golden and firmly set. You can bake the last 5 mins at 200 deg for better results.


Remove it from oven. Cut it and serve hot...


Preparation Time : 30 mins

10 Responses to "Quiche Lorraine...!!!"

Madhura Manoj Says :
May 17, 2011 at 2:43 PM

Wow... that looks delicious & perfect. Drooling here.
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revathi Says :
May 17, 2011 at 3:31 PM

That is finger-licking good.... Perfectly made for a warming homely meal:)
Reva

VineelaSiva Says :
May 17, 2011 at 7:17 PM

Wow siddi the dish looks very yummy.Its new to me.Will try this.

divya Says :
May 17, 2011 at 8:27 PM

Very tempting and fabulous .....

Hari Chandana Says :
May 17, 2011 at 10:21 PM

Very new to me.. looks so tempting and perfect !!
Indian Cuisine

Priya Says :
May 18, 2011 at 1:53 AM

My fav, love anytime with some salads..havent had since a long,u r tempting me to make some..

Dolly Says :
May 23, 2011 at 8:05 PM

Hey Siddi, Ur introduction sold me on this dish already. U said takes a few minutes and awesome..Thats my kind of recipes. Your Quiche Lorraine does look tempting and gorgeous.Its been a long time since I visited you here, how you been..

Ushnish Ghosh Says :
June 1, 2011 at 10:37 AM

Dear Siddhi

How are you? I had almost missed this great recipe. Will try soon.
Your website is too slow. Please check . I dont know why it happens.
Have a nice day
Ghosh uncle

SpicyTasty Says :
June 15, 2011 at 2:54 AM

That's a wonderful quiche. I would like to invite you to our "Quick and easy recipe mela" and enter your recipe. We would be glad to see your participation. Thanks.

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