Paneer Palak Koftas in Makhani Gravy (Low calorie recipe) Video by Tarla Dalal

Paneer Palak Koftas in Makhani Gravy (Low calorie recipe) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Low-cal Paneer Palak Kofta in Makhani Gravy, anyone? The weight-watcher is usually terrified of words like paneer and makhani, but here is a low-cal version of this popular North Indian dish specially formulated to please food lovers without adding to their waistline. The innovative twist here is the use of red pumpkin and low-fat milk to impart a creamy and thick mouth-feel, very close to authentic makhani fare, without using any butter or cream. The koftas are also steamed instead of deep-fried.




Recipe Description for Paneer Palak Koftas in Makhani Gravy

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

Method

For the paneer palak koftas

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}palak paneer koftas in makhani gravy recipe{/span}, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions and shape each portion into even sized round balls.
  3. Heat a appam pan and grease it using 1 tsp oil, place the koftas.
  4. Cook them on a medium flame till light golden brown from all the sides using 1 tsp oil.

For the makhani gravy

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add cinnamon, cloves and cumin seeds. Saute for a few seconds.
  2. Add onions and saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a few seconds.
  3. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander cumin seeds powder, kashmiri red chilli powder and tomato pulp.
  4. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring it occasionally.
  5. Add cashew paste, kasuri methi, salt to taste and 1 cup hot water.
  6. Mix well and further cook for 2 minutes.

How to proceed

  1. Just before serving, add the paneer palak koftas to the hot makhani gravy, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Serve {span class="bold1"}palak paneer koftas in makhani gravy{/span} hot.
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