Shaam Savera

A unique combination of spinach with paneer

Shaam Savera

A unique combination of spinach with paneer

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 20 Jul 2014

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15 Minutes
Served : 3
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Ingredients

  • For Koftas :
    Spinach : 2 medium bunch
    Green chilli : 2 chopped
    Garlic chopped : 1 tsp
    Corn flour : 3 tsp
    Paneer/ cheese : 125 gm
    Salt : to taste
    Oil : for deep fry
    For tomato gravy :
    Star anise : 1 nos
    Green cardamom : 4 nos
    Green chillies : 2 finely chopped
    Garlic chopped : 1 tsp
    Tomato puree : 2 cup
    Red chilli powder : ½ tsp
    Sugar : 1/2 tbsp
    Salt : to taste
    Fenugreek seeds: ½ tsp
    Fresh cream :1 cup

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Shaam Savera Recipe

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Clean, trim and wash the spinach in plenty of running water.

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Blanch in boiling water for 1 minute and refresh in cold water.

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Squeeze out water and chop finely.

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Heat the pan and add oil, green chilly and chopped garlic saute for 2 minutes.

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Add gram flour and saute for 2 - 3 minutes.

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Add turmeric powder salt and chopped spinach.

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Stir till to dry and leave the sides of the pan. Keep aside to cool.

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Add cheese, salt, cardamom powder and mix well in another bowl.

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Divide this into equal portion and make medium balls.

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Take spinach mixture make balls first and flatten into palm and keep the paneer ball in to the center.

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Cover the paneer ball with edges of spinach portion in round form.

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Roll out of this ball in cornflour and deep fry till to golden.

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Cut and blend the tomatoes and keep it aside.

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Heat oil in a pan add cardamom and star anise and chopped garlic.

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Step 21 Shaam Savera Recipe

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Stir, add tomato puree, salt, chilli powder and sugar.

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Saute for 5 minutes till to thick gravy.

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Step 24 Shaam Savera Recipe

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Add roasted fenugreek powder.

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Now slightly cut the spinach balls in to halves.

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Now arrange the halves of spinach balls and pour the gravy.

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Garnish with roasted fenugreek powder, and cream.

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