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Chutney Cheese & Jam Herbs Tarts Platter with Taj Mahal Tea

A delicious platter of savory an sweet tarts to entertain guests over game or any time. Easy and semi home made. Comes together in no time.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian Continental
Servings: 4
Author: Sonal Gupta @ simplyvegetarian777

Ingredients

Ingredients for Chutney Cheese & Jam Herbs Tart Platter

  • Mini Fillo phyllo Shells/Cups – 15 count box. I used Athens mini fillo cups easily available in the grocery store's frozen section in desserts. You may use home made mini shells as well or make shells out of ready to bake pie dough or samosa patti.
  • Green Coriander & Mint Chutney – 2 tbsp. You may use Pesto in case you do not want chutney
  • Cheddar Cheese – ¼ cup shredded
  • Pine nuts toasted - 1 tbsp, optional
  • Peach Preserve / Jam / Jelly – ¼ cup. You may use any jam of your choice like strawberry pineapple, fig or plum or apple or mango.
  • Rosemary fresh twig – 1. You may use herb of your choice like mint, sage, lavender, etc. that contrasts or matches with the flavor of your jam.

Ingredients for Taj Mahal Chai

  • Water – 4 cups
  • Milk – ¼ cup
  • Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea Bags – 2 to 3 as strong or light as desired
  • Sugar or sweetener to taste

Instructions

Instructions for Chutney Cheese & Jam Herbs Tart Platter

  • Preheat the Oven at 375*F. Set a Baking tray on the kitchen counter.
  • Take a bowl and add chutney and shredded cheese to it. Mix lightly and set aside.
  • Take another bowl and add jam and finely chopped fresh rosemary or herb of your choice to it. Add 1 tbsp of warm water and dilute a little, if the preserve or jelly is tightly set. If it is already spreadable, then skip the water. Mix well and set aside.
  • Take the mini fillo shells from the freezer. Spread them out on the baking tray.
  • Fill half of the shells with Chutney & Cheese filling. Fill the rest half with Jam & Herb filling.
  • Bake it for 8-10 minutes till the cheese melts and jam looks glossy.
  • That’s it. The wonderful appetizer to enjoy with family and friends is ready, in no time and with no effort.
  • You may garnish the chutney cheese tarts with some toastes pine nuts for added texture. Similarly, add some fresh herb on the top of jam and herbs tarts for more flavor, if desired.

Note – For detailed recipe in steps, refer to the picture below.

    Instructions for Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Chai

    • Boil 4 cups of water and ¼ cup of milk in a sauce pan.
    • Once it comes to a boil, add the tea bags. Switch off the heat. Cover and let steep for 2 minutes.
    • Remove the tea bags. Pour the tea in tea cups. Add sugar or sweetener of your choice (if desired).
    • Enjoy a Hot Cup of flavorful Tea made with the best dark tea leaves of Darjeeling, Assam. I promise that once you are hooked to Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea, you will never go back to any other brand.