Paneer Koftas in Spinach Sauce ( Desi Khana)
by Tarla Dalal
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The spinach sauce used in this recipe is an elaborate one, of spinach purée plumped up with rich ingredients like coconut, cashewnuts, poppy seeds and spices. It happens to be the perfect base for delicate paneer koftas that melt in your mouth.
- Boil ½ cup of water in a kadhai, add the spinach and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Remove from the flame, drain and refresh it using cold water.
- Blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in a kadhai, add the prepared paste and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the curds, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the spinach purée, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
- Combine all the ingredients, except the oil, in a bowl and mix well.
- Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions and shape each portion into a small round ball.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the paneer koftas, a few at a time, till they are golden brown in colour from all the sides. Keep aside.
- Just before serving, reheat the spinach gravy, add the koftas to it and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||3287.9 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||-0.3 mg|
|Vitamin B2||-0.2 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.3 mg|
|Vitamin C||18 mg|
|Folic Acid||66.2 mcg|
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