Rustic Quiche..

By shanobiju  

June 14, 2018


For the crust

140 g All purpose flour/Maida

70 g Cold butter

1 Egg

2 tbsp Cold water

3/4 tsp Salt

3/4 tsp Sugar

For the filling

1 cup Chicken mince

1/4 cup Onion chopped

1 tsp Garlic chopped

1/2 cup Fresh green peas

1 cup Spinach chopped

1 tsp Green chili paste

1 tsp Lemon juice

3/4 tbsp Pepper powder

3 tbsp Fresh cream

2 Egg

2 tbsp Water

3 tbsp Butter


3 tbsp Bread crumbs

For the topping

Cheddar cheese grated


For the crust

1Mix flour , cold butter,salt and sugar.

2Add one lightly beaten egg.

3Gently knead the dough for a minute or two without applying pressure.

4Add a tbsp of cold water if the dough is too stiff.

5Cling wrap and refrigerate for one hour.

For the filling

1Cook green peas and keep it aside.

2Heat a heavy bottom pan.

3Add butter.Add chopped onion and garlic. Add green chili paste. Keep the flame low.

4Add the chicken mince .

5In a small mixie jar, coarsely grind the cooked green peas and spinach leaves.

6Add this to the minced chicken .

7Add water and cook for 3-4 minutes.

8Now add fresh cream and black pepper powder.

9Turn off the heat and add lemon juice.

10Keep it aside.

11Take the dough from the refrigerator.Place the dough between two cling film..Roll it thin using a rolling pin.

15Carefully cover it with cling film and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

16Meanwhile pre heat the oven at 150 degree C.

17Bake the crust base for 15 minutes until crisp and lightly golden in colour.

18Remove it from the oven.

19Add 3 tbsp bread crumbs to the filling mixture.

20Spoon in the mixture into the baked crust.Add 2 gently beaten eggs.

21Bake for 30-35 minutes at 150 degree C for 30 minutes or until firm.

22Now sprinkle the grated cheddar cheese on top and bake for another 4-5 minutes.


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