How to make California Prune and Palak kabab -

California prunes add a special flavour to these delicious spinach and paneer kababs.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Geetu Amarnani.

Main Ingredients : Prunes (प्रून्ज़ ), Spinach (पालक)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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California Prune and Palak kabab

California Prune and Palak kabab Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for California Prune and Palak kabab Recipe

  • Prunes chopped 100 grams

  • Spinach blanched and pureed 5 bunches

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 200 grams

  • Oil shallow fry 2 to cook

  • Cashewnuts chopped 3/4 cup

  • Gram flour (besan) roasted 4 teaspoons

  • Green chilli chopped 4-5

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Mace powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Mint chutney


Step 1

Heat two tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add spinach puree and saute till the moisture evaporates and the spinach gets cooked.

Step 2

Add cashewnuts, roasted gram flour, green chillies, green cardamom powder, mace powder, crushed peppercorns and salt and mix well. Remove and allow to cool.

Step 3

Divide the mixture into equal portions and stuff each portion with prunes. Flatten them and shape them into a round tikki. Heat oil in a non-stick tawa and shallow fry the tikkis till golden brown in color. Serve hot with mint chutney.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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