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About SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY

HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY - As a kid i had been fond of paneer a lot and my love for it is still not over :p One of my most favorite childhood recipe made by my mom is Shaam Savera. Honestly i never knew this name till i came acroos Sanjeev Kapoor's recipe. My mom use to call it as palak paneer kofta. But after coming across Shaam Savera i realized the significance of it and the very beautiful reason behind the naming of this dish. Shaam in hindi means Evening and Savera in Hindi means Morning. Now as you see both paneer and spinach coating when cut into half, hence the outer covering is Shaam and the inner white filling is Savera... How beautiful can this be!

SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Mughlai. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 30 minute for the preparation and 20 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY by Shaheen Ali in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY at your home without any difficulties. SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY is one of the representative dishes of Mughlai which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People
SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY

Ingredients to make SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY

  • For Kofta :
  • Cottage Cheese / Paneer - 200 gms
  • Spinach - 1 cup
  • Chickpea flour - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • For Curry :
  • Onions - 2
  • Tomato - 2
  • Green chili - 2
  • Melon sees - 2 tbsp
  • Cashew - 1/2 cup
  • Garlic - 4 pods
  • Ginger - 1/2 inch
  • Bay leaf - 2
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander - 1 bunch
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil / butter - 4 tbsp
  • Fresh cream - 2 tbsp (optional)

How to make SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY

  1. Making Shaam Savera Kofta : 1. Blanch spinach leaves and drain water and keep aside to cool.
  2. 2. Once the spinach is completely cool, chop them finely on your chopping board.
  3. 3. Heat a non stick wok and grease it with 1 tsp oil. Now add the chopped spinach and keep stirring to evaporate the moisture from the spinach.
  4. 4. Add red chili powder, cumin powder and salt and saute everything nicely.
  5. 5. Now add the chickpea flour/ besan and stir. Turn off the gas and let the mix cool completely.
  6. 6. Meanwhile take fresh paneer and mash it with your palm to avoid lumps.
  7. 7. Make lemon sized balls and keep aside.
  8. 8. Pinch the spinach mix and shape it a disk with your hand. Place one paneer ball in the center and cover it with spinach mix from all sides.
  9. 9. Similarly make rest of the koftas and keep aside.
  10. 10. Heat the panniyaram pan and brush it with oil. Place the koftas in each section and fry them from all sides.
  11. 11. Transfer the koftas on a kitchen towel and keep aside till we prepare the curry.
  12. Making Tomato Makhni Gravy : 1. Blanch cashews and melon seeds and keep aside. Grind them to make a fine paste.
  13. 2. Chop onions and tomatoes and saute them separately and keep aside to cool.
  14. 3. Grind tomato and onion in a mixer grinder to make a fine paste.
  15. 4. Heat oil/butter in a wok and add bay leaf and cinnamon stick. Now add minced ginger and garlic and fry them till golden in color.
  16. 5. Now pour in the onion and tomato paste and mix well. Cook for 7-8 mins in medium flame.
  17. 6. Now add the cashew and melon seed paste and mix all together.
  18. 7. Add red chili powder, kashmiri red chili powder and coriander powder and fry everything on medium to high flames till the oil starts leaving from sides. You can adjust the oil if required.
  19. 8. If you find the masala sticking to the bottom of the wok, add little water to make a thick curry, stir and close the lid and cook for another few minutes.
  20. 9. Adjust salt and sprinkle little cardamom powder and mix well. Add chopped coriander and swirl in some cream if you want.

Reviews for SHAAM SAVERA | HIDDEN COTTAGE CHEESE & SPINACH DUMPLINGS IN MAKHNI GRAVY (1)

Shipra Saxena2 years ago
such an innovative dish! looks amazing dear
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