Aug 29, 2015

Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe - Veggie & Cheese Lasagna Recipe



Lasagna is one of the most requested recipe in yummy tummy, the reason why it took me this long is because I know that if i have to post that recipe, it should be using homemade lasagna sheet recipe..I fixed the day today and started the work in the morning itself. I made a batch of vegan homemade pasta and lasagna sheets and made this delicious lasagna..

Similar Recipe,

Vegan Lasagna Sheets
Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna


I also made a batch of Spinach Mushroom lasagna.. And i will soon make a traditional egg lasagna sheet and share some non veg version of this..This veggie cheese lasagna is a classic combination and it worked pretty great. The taste was awesome..
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 15 to 20 mins
Baking Time : 45 to 50 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients:

Lasagna Sheets - 10 to 12 ( I used homemade, cook it first)

Cheese - 1/2 cup grated ( i used mozarella)
Parsley finely chopped as needed

For Filling:

Oil - 1 tblspn
Garlic - 3 cloves chopped finely
Onion - 1 medium size chopped finely
Carrot - 1 medium size chopped finely
Capsicum / Bell Peppers - 1 chopped finely
Mushrooms - 6 to 8 chopped finely
Tomatoes - 4 large chopped finely
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Red Chilli Flakes - 2 tsp or to taste
Dried Basil - 1 tsp
Water - 1/2 cup
Parsley / Coriander leaves a handful chopped finely

For White Sauce:
Butter - 4 tblspn
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 4 tblspn
Milk - 1/2 liter
Salt to taste
Pepper or Red Chilli flakes to taste
Cheese - 1 cup grated ( i used mozarella)

Method:


Start by cooking lasagna, boil lots of water, add salt and drop pasta in boiling water and cook for 3 to 4 mins. Drain it lay it in a plate.

Start by making the filling. Heat oil in a pan, add in garlic and onions. Saute for a min.


Add in all the veggies including the mushrooms and give a quick toss, saute till the raw smell leaves from it.


Add in tomatoes and mix well. Cook till it gets mushy. It will take around 10 mins.

Add in salt,sugar red chilli flakes. Give a mix. Add in basil and mix well.


Add little water to make a sauce, dont add too much water. Simmer for 5 more mins..

Now make the white sauce. Heat butter and flour in a pan and mix well for 2 mins or so. Add in milk slowly and keep whisking so no lumps are formed. Now keep whisking till it get thick.


Add in salt, pepper or chilli flakes and cheese. Mix well Sauce done.


Preheat oven to 180 degree C.


Now take the baking pan and spoon some veggie filling in the bottom. Lay pasta sheets and spoon some more veggiefilling, now spoon over some white sauce and lay pasta sheets..Repeat this till you end up with pasta sheet. Now spoon a final layer of cheese sauce and grate lots of cheese on top. Sprinkle parsley over it and cover the pan with foil. Pop this in oven and bake for 45 to 50 mins.


Remove it from oven and let it stand for 15 mins before slicing and serving.

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Pictorial:
First make a batch of fresh lasagna using this recipe
or use storebought no cook lasagna sheets


Cook the pasta in salted boiling water  for 3 to 4 min, 
drain them and place it in a plate..
now lets make white sauce
grate some cheese.


heat some butter in a sauce pan


add in flour


saute for 2 to 3 mins till it is well roasted


slowly add in milk


keep whisking while you add..so no lumps are formed


keep cooking


it will get thick





now add in salt


you can add pepper..i used some red chilli flakes


now add in cheese


mix well


it will all get gloppy because of cheese


set aside


Take your ingredients for veggie filling


heat oil in a pan and add in garlic


Add in onions and saute for a min


Add in the veggies


mix that well


Cook that for 4 to 5 mins till raw smell leaves from it


Add in tomatoes


Mix that around


cook till it gets mushy


add in salt


add in sugar


add in chilli flakes


Take your basil


Add a tsp of that in


give a mix


Add litle water to make a sauce 


Boil it for 5 mins or so..


add in chopped parsley


mix well..


Now take your baking pan


Spoon some of the veggie sauce


Lay the cooked lasagna


spoon some more sauce


spoon the cheese sauce


Dont over do it


Now lay the lasagna sheets


spread with the veggie sauce


spoon the cheese sauce over


lay your pasta sheets


spread with veggies


now cheese sauce


finally lay some cooked lasagna sheets
spread cheese sauce over it


grate lots of cheese over it


sprinkle with parsley or coriander leaves


Bake i
                                         Serve

12 comments:

  1. Y is the top layer looking so dark? is it over baked?

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  2. Can I use spring roll sheets instead of lasagne sheet?

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  3. I aarthi can we put another vegies also like brocolli,beans etc.

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  4. Can we keep this in fridge after setting everything in bowl and bake later when our guest came...plz cnfirm for how long I can keep this in fridge before baking???

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  5. @Ravinder Kauryes u can..you can store this for a day in fridge and for 2 week in freezer

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  6. Maam cn u post non veg lasagna

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  7. Thank you very much. Your pictorial makes it very easy. It looks yummy. I am going to try it tomorrow.

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