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Shaam Savera is a s interesting a recipe as it sounds. The paneer pikes play hide and seek in the spinach puree based gravy and is typically paired with naan as side dish.
- Wash spinach in plenty of running water to get rid of any dirt, soil or impurities. blanch spinach in boiling hot water and refresh in cold water.
- Chop and keep aside.
- Add chopped green chilies, salt, chopped garlic and corn flour.
- Mix well and divide into 12 equal portions.
- Grate paneer. add salt and mash well. divide it into 12 small balls.
- Take spinach, flatten it on your palm and stuff paneer balls in it.
- Shape it into a ball (kofta).
- Deep fry for 5 minutes in moderately hot oil.
- Heat butter in a pan. add whole garam masala. let it crackle.
- Then add ginger paste, garlic paste and chopped green chilies.
- Cook for 2 minutes.
- Add tomato puree, red chili powder, garam masala powder, salt in one cup of water.
- Bring it to a boil. reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add sugar or honey or both and kasoori methi. stir in fresh cream.
- Serve koftas cut into halves on top of makhani gravy.
- Do not boil koftas in the gravy as they are liable to break.
This recipe was contributed by sonaprem on 13 Feb 2002
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