1 large onion chopped2 tablespoon olive oil500g mince beef or chicken1 teaspoon ginger/garlic½ teaspoon Jeeru (Cumin)Pinch tumeric1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon dhana Jeeru (Cumin)Salt to taste1 teaspoon course black pepper3 tomatoes liquidised2 tablespoon tomato paste1 carrot grated1 ½ teaspoon sweet basil
Braise onion in olive oil with ginger/garlic & Jeeru (Cumin) until soft Add mince, chillies, dhana Jeeru (Cumin),tumeric, salt & pepper. Braise mince well and allow all water to burn out nicely. Add tomatoes,tomato paste,basil & carrot. Cook well until mince is saucy. Should not be dry. Make white sauce:More or less ¼ cup flour50g butter½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon white peppera handful grated cheese2-3 cups milk Melt butter add flour & braise till pink. Add milk & whisk until it boils. Then add cheese salt & pepper. Allow to thicken but not too thick. Boil lasagne sheets with a little olive oil & a teaspoon of salt, 4 sheets at a time until all done. In a large pyrex layer a little white sauce first, lasagne sheets,mince. End with a layer of white sauce. Sprinkle generously with grated cheese & parsley. Bake at 180 degrees for 45 minutes. When down allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving.
INFO & TIPS
- I use this mince recipe with spaghetti as well. Just prepare the mince and white sauce. Mix both together and put it over spaghetti. In this case the quantity of the white sauce might be too much so i would advise to half it.