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Healthy Christmas recipe: Baked cottage cheese pie

Written by Admin |Updated : September 13, 2013 11:58 AM IST

The holiday season is incomplete without a delicious pie but they're usually loaded with calories. What you can do is try out this baked cottage cheese pie with low-fat options like paneerand fruits for a healthy and low calories Christmas treat.

Preparation Time: 10 min

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Baking Time: 15 min

Baking Temperature: 220 C (440 F)

Serves 4

Ingredients

For the cottage cheese mixture

  • Low fat cottage cheese (paneer) 1 cup
  • Sugar 4 tsp
  • Low fat milk 4 tbsp
  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands

For the fruit filling

  • Apples, sliced 1 cup
  • Brown sugar 4 tsp
  • Nutmeg (jaiphal) powder 1/4 tsp
  • Lemon juice, a few drops

Method

For the cottage cheese mixture

  • Dissolve the saffron in the milk and keep aside
  • Blend together all the ingredients in a blender to a smooth paste. Keep aside.

For the fruit filling

  • Mix together all the ingredients and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Squeeze out all the water and arrange the fruit in a greased 150 mm. (6") diameter pie dish.

How to proceed

  • Spread the cottage cheese mixture over the fruit and bake in a pre-heated oven at 220 C (440 F) for 15 minutes.
  • Serve warm.

Nutrient values per serving

Amount

Protein

Carbohydrate

Energy

Fat

Fibre

62 gm.

8.8 gm.

23.8 gm.

132 kcal.

0.2 gm.

0.3 gm.

Here is the original recipe source: Baked cottage cheese pie by Tarla Dalal

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