Recipe Palak Kofta


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Recipe Palak koftas or spinach dumplings are cooked in a spicy thick onion-tomato based gravy. The gram flour or besan blended palak koftas are fried and simmered in the curry for this delicious recipe.

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Preparation Time: Preparation Time 45 min.   Cooking Time: Cooking Time 45min.    Total Time:    
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Ingredients For Kofta
4 medium potatoes
150 gms grated paneer (cottage cheese)
cashewnuts (kaju)
raisins (kismis)
salt to taste
sugar and lemon juice to taste
arrowroot and oil to fry

For greavy,
1 bunch of spinach (palak) , salt to taste
2 medium sized tomatoes
1 tsp each of cumin seeds (jeera) and coriander (dhania) seeds
few mint leaves (phudina)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 pinch of baking soda
1 tbsp green chilli paste
1/2 tbsp ginger (adrak) paste
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp grated processed cheese


  1. Boil potatoes. peel and mash it.
  2. Add salt in mashed potato and mix.
  3. Make 8 part of it and keep aside.
  4. Mix greated paneer,salt,suger and lime juice very well.
  5. Take one part of smased potato and make a flat puri of it.
  6. Fill it with paneer mixture,one cashew nut and one kishmish.
  7. Now close that puri and give an oval shape of kofta.
  8. Heat oil in frying pan.
  9. Roll kofta in aralot and fry in very hot oil.
  10. When it becomes light brown remove from oil.
  11. Done same with left koftas and keep aside them.
  12. Clean palakh and remove steam from it.
  13. Wash palakh and rinse.
  14. Put 4 cup water in big vessel on gas.
  15. When water starts boiling add a pinch of soda bi carb and salt in it.
  16. Then add palakh in it.
  17. Keep palakh on slow flame for 5 mins.
  18. When palakh becomes soft turn off the gas and rinse it in another vessel.
  19. In that hot water dip 2 tomato till skin beome soft.
  20. Remove peel of tomato.
  21. Now mix palakh,tomato,cumin seeds,coriender,few leaves of mint(optioal),green chilly and ginger and churn in mixi very well.
  22. Make a smooth paste of it.
  23. Heat butter in one pan add pinch of hing and pour palakh paste in it.
  24. Add haldi in it.
  25. Bring it to boil.
  26. Turn off the gas.
  27. Now grease baking dish.
  28. Put all kofta in dish and pour palakh greavy on it.
  29. Sprinkle greated cheese on it.
  30. Pre heat the ovan and bake it for 5 mins. at 450 deegre.
  31. Serve hot.

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Recipe Palak Kofta
 on 12 Sep 16 08:15 PM

i ve tried this was good
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Vinneta We are very happy to know you liked the recipe.
13 Sep 16 08:39 AM