Paneer Koftas In Spinach Sauce

Paneer Koftas In Spinach Sauce

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Soft delicious koftas in rich spinach gravy.

Paneer Koftas In Spinach Sauce recipe - How to make Paneer Koftas In Spinach Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Serves 6.
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Ingredients



For the spinach sauce
1 1/2 cups finely chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 cup curds (dahi)
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

To be ground into a paste

(for the spinach sauce)
1 tbsp grated coconut
1 tbsp chopped cashewnuts (kaju)
1 tbsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
4 to 5 green chillies
1 tsp aniseeds (vilayati saunf)

For the koftas
175 gms paneer
4 tbsp levelled, plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
2 green chillies, finely chopped
a pinch of baking soda
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

Method
    Method

For the spinach sauce

    For the spinach sauce
  1. Cook the spinach with 1/2 teacup of water.
  2. When cooked, blend in a liquidiser.
  3. Heat the ghee and fry the paste for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add the curds and fry again for 1 minute.
  5. Add the spinach puree, sugar and salt and boil for 3 to 4 minutes.

For the koftas

    For the koftas
  1. Mix all the ingredients except the oil and shape into small balls.
  2. Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown.

How to serve

    How to serve
  1. Just before serving, add the koftas to the spinach sauce and bring to the boil.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy194 cal
Protein6.3 g
Carbohydrates9.3 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat14.2 g
Cholesterol2.7 mg
Sodium15 mg

Reviews

Paneer Koftas In Spinach Sauce
 on 09 Jan 16 11:42 AM
5

Thanks for the recipe. I followed the instructions and it turned out to be an excellent accompaniment for chapathi
Paneer Koftas In Spinach Sauce
 on 03 Jun 13 05:06 AM
5

I made this recipe just yesterday. It turned out so well! I don't know which part of it I liked better -- the koftas, or the very flavorful paste or how they all came together, but the whole thing came together so nicely. My parents don't eat onion and garlic, and the absence of either was completely unnoticeable
Paneer Koftas In Spinach Sauce
 on 17 Mar 13 11:02 PM
5

The aniseeds in the spinach sauce impart a special flavour and the sauce is not very spicy as it is sans the usual whole masalas like cloves, cinnamon, black pepper etc.This sauce is delicious on its own and will blend well with any vegetables.
Paneer Koftas In Spinach Sauce
 on 14 Jun 12 11:10 PM
5