How to make Palak Aur Paneer Ke Kofte -

Palak koftas stuffed with paneer and served with a onion-tomato gravy .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Bread crumbs (ब्रेड क्रम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Palak Aur Paneer Ke Kofte

Palak Aur Paneer Ke Kofte Recipe Card


Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Palak Aur Paneer Ke Kofte Recipe

  • Spinach blanched squeezed and chopped 2 bunches

  • Bread crumbs 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4-5

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions grated 3 medium

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes grated 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped a few sprigs


Step 1

Mix chopped spinach and breadcrumbs with salt and chopped chillies. Divide the spinach mixture into sixteen equal sized balls. Stuff grated paneer into them.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the koftas till golden brown. Drain onto an absorbent paper.

Step 3

Heat two tablespoon of oil in a kadai. Add onions and fry till golden in colour. Add ginger and garlic pastes. Cook till oil surfaces.

Step 4

Add tomatoes and cook for eight to ten minutes. Add red chilli powder, turmeric, garam masala powder and salt. Stir and cook for about five to six minutes.

Step 5

Add half a cup of water. Bring it to a boil and simmer for five minutes on low heat. Add more water if the gravy is too thick.

Step 6

Arrange koftas in a serving dish and pour hot gravy on top and serve immediately garnished with chopped coriander.

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