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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Vegetable Au Gratin

Mixed vegetables: broccoli, cauliflower carrot, beans, potato
1 cup broccoli
1 cup cauliflower
1 cup carrot
1/2 cup beans
5 cups sliced potato

2/3 cup butter
1 clove garlic
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon ajwain(thyme)
2 teaspoon black pepper
3/4 cup all purpose flour
4 cups milk
2 cups yogurt 
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 

A few cilantro or parsley leaves
2 teaspoon salt  

Cut the vegetables into bite size chunks and slice the potatoes.  Microwave the vegetables for first 3 minutes remove and stir and again microwave it for 4 minutes for a total for 7 minutes.

Melt butter in a pan add the chopped garlic and let it sizzle for about 2 minutes.  Turn the heat off add nutmeg, ajwain(thyme) and black pepper and mix for a couple of minutes.  Turn the burner back on and add the flour slowly, using a whisker mix it with the butter.  Slowly add the milk continue to whisk and cook until the mixture thickens, lastly add the yogurt and salt mix well and turn the burner off. 

Rub some butter all of the inside of a 9" square baking dish.
First line the dish with some milk-flour mixture next, add vegetables lastly sprinkle some cheddar cheese.  Continue layering until all of the vegetable and milk-flour mixture is used up.  Any leftover milk-flour mixture pour it on top.  Sprinkle some parmesan cheese on top.  
Cook for 1 hour at (350F/177C) until the top is golden brown.