Paneer Kofta Saagwala Recipe

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Paneer Kofta Saagwala
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Cottage cheese doused in a rich spinach gravy.

Ingredients of Paneer Kofta Saagwala

  • 1/2 cup paneer - grated, firmly packed
  • 2 Tbsp refined flour
  • 1 cup potatoes - boiled and mashed
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 1/2 cups pureed spinach
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup onions-grated
  • 1 cup tomatoes-chopped fine
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp powdered red pepper
  • 1 tsp powdered coriander seeds
  • Cream for garnish

How to Make Paneer Kofta Saagwala

  • 1.Mash paneer and potatoes till no grains remain.
  • 2.Mix in the flour, baking soda and shape into smooth crease less balls.
  • 3.Heat 1/4 cup of oil, lower the heat and fry and fry paneer balls in it till brown.
  • 4.Heat about 1 cup of oil and add cumin, when it splutters, add bay leaf, ginger and the garlic, and saute till a light brown.
  • 5.Add onions and saute till a golden brown, then add tomatoes and stir fry over medium heat.
  • 6.When fat separates, add the salt, garam masala and the red pepper and stir till well mixed.
  • 7.Add spinach and saute for 2-3 minutes and add paneer. Turn around a few times and serve hot garnished with the cream.