May 9, 2008

Vegetable Au Gratin

1/ 2 cup chopped beans
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/2 cup chopped cauliflower
2 tbsp butter
3 tbsp flour
1 cup milk
1 cup vegetable stock
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup grated cheese
1 tsp chilli flakes or paprika
Boil vegetables with 1 tsp of salt for 4 mins and strain the stock seperately.
Mornay Sauce:
Melt butter in a pan and add flour.Stir continously without forming lumps.Remove from flame and gradually add diluted milk(dilute 1 cup milk with 1 cup vegetable stock).Rturn to heat and cook until thickened.Add cheese and continue cooking and stirring until cheese is melted.
Place vegetables in buttered casserole,pour Mornay sauce over all and sprinkle with grated cheese and paprika or chilli flakes.
Bake it for 15 mins at 220 degrees and Serve hot.

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