Cheese Tart

Savoury Tarts

Basic Tart Shells

Ingredients

  • 2.5 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 tsp Butter
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Powdered Sugar
  • Chilled water

How To Make?

  • Sift Flour, Salt, Sugar in a bowl.
  • Add Butter to it.
  • Mix well until entire Flour is well coated with Butter.
  • With just a little bit of Chilled Water, knead a tight dough.
  • Keep it in the fridge for 10 minutes and meanwhile grease your mould.
  • Now roll an even sheet of the dough of approximately 1/2 cm thick, and spread it on the greased mould.
  • Trim off the excess dough.
  • Now place a Butter Paper/Foil on the base of your unbaked tart and spread a generous amount of Kideny Beans/Chickpeas/Raw Rice.
  • Bake it for 10 minutes at 170°C
  • Once half-baked, take out the beans with utmost delicacy .
  • Now bake it again for 6-8 minutes until golden brown .
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Put heavy beans on your tart’s to prevent it from fluffing up.

Bechamel and Cheese Tart

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Flour
  • ½ Cup Milk
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Herbs and Chilli Flakes
  • Garlic
  • Capsicum
  • Onions
  • Mushroom and Broccolli (optional)
  • Amul Cheese

How To Make?

  • In a pan, add Butter, Garlic and Flour and cook together until flour’s rawness is gone.
  • Now add Milk and whisk.
  • Keep the mixture aside and it thicken.
  • Add Salt, Pepper, Herbs and Chilli Flakes.
  • Now generously pour a hefty amount of this mixture in a pre-baked tart.
  • Over this mixture, make a bed of the vegetables and then grade cheese over it .
  • Bake it again for 7-8 minutes until cheese melts.
 Cheese Tart
Bechamel and Cheese Tart

Red Sauce and Grilled Vegetable Tart

Ingredients

  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 Capsicum
  • 2 Onions
  • 5-7 cloves Garlic
  • Chilli Powder
  • Salt
  • Oregano
  • 3-4 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 Cup Boiled Pasta
  • Vegetables of your choice
  • Cheese

How To Make?

  • Roast Tomato and Capsicum.
  • Grind together Garlic, Onion, Tomato and Capsicum until a fine paste is obtained.
  • Now in a pan, add Oil/Butter and let the paste cook for 7-10 minutes.
  • Add Chilli Powder, Salt, Oregano, Ketchup and cook for 2-5 minutes.
  • Add Pasta and Vegetables.
  • Now put the Pasta Mix in a pre-baked tart and grade cheese on top.
  • Bake for 5-7 minutes.
Red Sauce and Grilled Vegetable Tart
Red Sauce and Grilled Vegetable Tart

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About The Author

Kartik Jain
@kartik_j0503
Kartik Jain is a chef-in-making. He has been a culinary zealot from about a decade and working in professional arena for more than a year. He has experimented a lot with food. He would be sharing scrumptious and easy to make recipes.

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