I diced two Medium size onions
Finely chopped three cloves of garlic
For flavour and heat, I chopped half a hot pepper
Sautéed my diced onions in veg oil.
When onions are half done add your ground beef - about 1.3 pounds/ half a Kg and your minced garlic
When fully cooked, add 2 tblspns tomato paste, 1/2 tspn chilli paste (optional)
Add salt, seven spice & black pepper.The garlic, onions & green pepper already give good flavour
+ 1.5 cup of water- leave to simmer.
Chop a bunch of parsley
Once sauce thickens & everything is cooked, turn off the heat & add your parsley-Meat sauce complete
Make 1.5 cups of plain basmati rice
Prepare seasoned+baked zucchini
I seasoned with Italiano blend, salt, ground coriander powder, 7 spice,crushed hot pepper &olive oil
Placed on a baking sheet and baked for 10 minutes at 400.
Final step:Béchamel sauce-1/4 stick of butter, 3 TBSPN overfilled flour & 3 cups of milk- whisk away
Season: salt, black pepper, maggi chicken cube (optional)
Assemble: rice + baked zucchini + meat sauce + mozzarella
Repeat. Final layer Béchamel & cheese
Bake in the oven at 400’ for 15 minutes
Absolutely deeeelicious and full of amazing flavour!