Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Eggless Spinach Feta Muffins


It has been a long time since I posted any bakes here. This time when Priya suggested Savory bakes for the HomeBaker’s Challenge, I didn’t want to miss it. I love trying out savory bakes and these spinach and feta muffins were simply delicious. The next time I would surely like to add in some spicy kick to these muffins by adding some ground green chillies. They taste great immediately out of the oven, but were equally good on warming in the microwave for a minute the next day.



Recipe Adapted from here
Makes - around 18 muffins
What you’ll need
  1. Maida/All Purpose Flour – 2.5 cups
  2. Spinach Leaves – 2 cups, finely chopped
  3. Feta Cheese – ¾ cup, crumbled
  4. Tomatoes – ¾ cup, finely chopped
  5. Baking Powder – 2 tsp
  6. Salt – 1 tsp
  7. Milk – 1 1/3 cup at room temperature
  8. Buttter – 6 tbsp
  9. Plain Curd/Yogurt – 3 tbsp at room temperature
  10. 2 tbsp of mozzarella

Method
  1. Pre-heat oven to 200C. Line a muffin tray with liners and set aside.
  2. In a wide bowl, add the all purpose flour, salt, baking powder and mix well.
  3. Next add the chopped spinach leaves, feta, tomatoes and mix well.
  4. Melt the butter in the microwave. To this add the milk and curd and whisk well.
  5. Pour this mixture to the other spinach flour mixture and combine well.
  6. Spoon the batter into the lined muffin tray until ¾ filled. Top with grated mozzarella.
  7. Bake for around 20 minutes or until the top turn golden brown. Insert a toothpick and make sure there is no unbaked dough.
  8. Remove and cool.

Serve warm.




12 comments:

beena stephen said...

Tempting presentation. Looks very delicious

Hema said...

Delicious muffins, nice clicks, especially the second one..

Malathi ganesh said...

Healthy baking... Visit my space in your leisure time

Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

Tasty and healthier muffins.. love the way you clicked them..

Veena Theagarajan said...

wow! looks so tempting I have book marked it.. will try soon

Ramya Venkateswaran said...

love the combo and wow wat a color on top

Anonymous said...

Dear Kaveri,

Kindly try and develop for us a healthier version of this as the combinations of Feta and Spinach is wonderful. But maida and also 6 tbs butter, is lethal as I see it.

Can you experiment with whole wheat and replace a lot of the butter with say curd and less of butter and see what other changes you will recommend? That will be so much nicer for those of us who prefer a healthier diet.

Rafeeda AR said...

such beautiful looking muffins...

beena stephen said...

Tempting yummy Muffins

Archana Potdar said...

Yum yum yum!

Rajani said...

I was wondering if we could just use curd instead of the milk in these muffins. Since it has feta as well. What do you feel?

padma veeranki said...

Lovely clicks and presentation:)...I'm drooling:)
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