Shaam Savera

A unique combination of spinach with paneer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 3 people


  • 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 :


  • Clean, trim and wash the spinach in plenty of running water.
  • 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.
  • Add gram flour and saute for 2 - 3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder salt and chopped spinach.
  • Stir till to dry and leave the sides of the pan. Keep aside to cool.
  • Add cheese, salt, cardamom powder and mix well in another bowl.
  • Divide this into equal portion and make medium balls.
  • Take spinach mixture make balls first and flatten into palm and keep the paneer ball in to the center.
  • Cover the paneer ball with edges of spinach portion in round form.
  • 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.
  • Stir, add tomato puree, salt, chilli powder and sugar.
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  • Saute for 5 minutes till to thick gravy.
  • Add roasted fenugreek powder.
  • Now slightly cut the spinach balls in to halves.
  • Now arrange the halves of spinach balls and pour the gravy.
  • Garnish with roasted fenugreek powder, and cream.
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