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Garam Masala Spiced Palak Paneer Timbale

Madhuli Ajay
10 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Garam Masala Spiced Palak Paneer Timbale RECIPE

The humble Palak Paneer saag is served in a gourmet Timbale Avatar! A simple Kachumber kind of salad served on the side along with the soft creamy Timbale makes for a hearty meal.The addition of Ragi Rava instead of rice ups the health quotient.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Fusion
  • Baking
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. For the Timbale
  2. 1 Tbsp oil or butter
  3. 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  4. 1 green chilly finely chopped
  5. ½-1 tsp Garam masala
  6. ¼ Cup Ragi Rava, soaked in water for 5 minutes
  7. ½ Cup spinach Puree
  8. ½ Cup grated or crumbled paneer
  9. 1 egg
  10. 2 tbsp Fresh cream
  11. 1 small pinch sugar
  12. Handful of coriander leaves, chopped
  13. salt to taste
  14. For the Garnish
  15. 2-3 tbsp oil
  16. 1 inch ginger piece,finely julienned
  17. 1 tsp cumin seeds
  18. ¼ tsp asafoetida
  19. 2-3 garlic cloves,sliced
  20. ½ fresh Red Chilly sliced
  21. Salad/Kachumbar to serve on the side


  1. To make the Timbale
  2. Preheat the oven to 190 degree celcius. Grease two 175ml/ ¾ Cup Ramekins. Line the base with a parchment paper and grease the paper.
  3. In a pan heat the butter. Add the onion and the ginger garlic paste. Saute for 1-2 minutes and then add the green chilly, Garam masala.
  4. Saute for a few seconds and then add the Ragi Rava Mix properly. Take off the heat.
  5. Add the Spinach puree, Paneer,fresh coriander, Cream,salt and sugar. Mix well and let the mixture cool a bit.
  6. Whisk the egg and add this to the Spinach mixture.
  7. Spoon the spinach mixture into the ramekins and place in a deep baking tray with tall sides.
  8. Add hot water to the baking tray to come halfway up the sides of the ramekins. Bake for about 40-45 minutes till just set. (Insert a tester and check if it comes out clean)
  9. Invert onto a plate and peel off the paper. Serve Hot garnished with the fried Ginger and the Garlic-Chilly oil and the salad on the side.
  10. For the garnish
  11. Heat the oil in a very small pan. Add the Ginger and fry till crisp.Take it out of the oil and drain on a paper towel.
  12. In the same oil, add the cumin seeds and the Asafoetida. Add the garlic and fry till golden. Take off the heat and add the sliced Red chilly

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