Baked Spinach Dumplings in Creamy Sauce

Steamed spinach and paneer dumplings baked with white sauce and cheese.

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Spinach and cottage cheese make these dumplings superb in taste.

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Baked Spinach Dumplings in Creamy Sauce recipe - How to make Baked Spinach Dumplings in Creamy Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For The Spinach Dumplings
3 cups finely chopped spinach (palak)
3/4 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
2 pinches nutmeg (jaiphal) powder
1/2 tsp chopped green chillies
6 tsp plain flour (maida)
2 pinches baking powder
salt to taste

For The Baking
1 1/2 cups white sauce
3 tbsp grated processed cheese
For the spinach dumplings

  1. Steam the spinach leaves for 5 minutes. Squeeze out the water.
  2. Mix all the ingredients and shape into small balls.
  3. Steam for 5 minutes.

How to proceed

  1. Place the dumplings in a baking dish.
  2. Pour the white sauce on top and sprinkle the grated cheese on top.
  3. Bake in a hot oven at 200 degree c (400 degree f) for 15 minutes.
  4. Serve hot.

  1. If you like, spread a little tomato gravy on top before baking.
  2. Prepare spinach dumplings 5 to 6 hours in advance.
  3. Prepare white sauce 4 to 5 hours in advance.
  4. Put the dumplings in boiling water before serving.

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