An Easy Dinner Idea- Vol au Vent with red sauce

As it is friday today, We were  thinking for some interesting recipe to cook but an easy one! so the idea of Mr.Husband was truly respected ..Vol au Vent  for Dinner tonight  ,we ate it along with Gratin .


Preparation time: 10 minutes                     Cooking time: 25 minutes

What you need for this : 

Packet of Vol au Vent from Carrefour or any super market.

Some cheese ( I used grated cheese mixture , one used for pasta)

for Sauce you need ,

One tablespoon of oil for cooking.

Green Peas (small ones) -50 gms

Mushrooms chopped ( I used canned ones)- 100 gm

Carrots ,chopped-1 medium

Concentrate tomato can – One tablespoon full

Onion chopped- one small

Ginger shredded- a little( one small teaspoon)

Garlic crushed -3 cloves


Cumin powder  (  1/2 teaspoon)

Turmeric powder ( 1/2 teaspoon)

Chilli powder (1/2 teaspoon)

Salt  (3/4  teaspoon)

Pepper (1/2 teaspoon)


For the sauce ,you  first need  to fry the onion , garlic , ginger in oil for 5 minutes, now add all spices mentioned above, fry it for another 2 minutes on medium flame.

Now  add green peas ,mushrooms, carrots , one tablespoon of concentrate tomato puree and  2 cups of water (400 ml), cover it for 15 min on low flame .

Meanwhile,preheat the oven for 10 mins,

Put the vol au vent in preheated oven with some cheese inside them, for  5 min until the cheese melts ,

you can keep  the vol au vent for 5 min outside to cool down ,Check if carrots are soft  in the sauce and turn off the gas .

pour the hot sauce inside vol au vent and enjoy.

(You can also add more cheese on top if you want and some coriander )


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