Shaam Savera

Shaam Savera Kofta  is a famous Indian main course. It is prepared  using paneer with  spinach and cooked in creamy gravy. It is healthy, delicious  dish.


  • Paneer – 1/2 cup
  • Spinach – 2 cup
  • Tomato – 2 chopped
  • Gram flour – 4 tsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tsp finely chopped
  • Cumin seed – 1tbs
  • Green chili – 1 finely chopped
  • Black paper powder – 1tbs
  • Corn starch-1 tsp
  • Salt- 1/2 tsp, to taste
  • Cooking oil – 3 tbsp
  • Onion – 1 finely chopped
  • Tomato – 2
  • Garlic – 4 to 5
  • Ginger-1 tsp paste
  • Cumin seed – 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1 tbs
  • Garam masala – 1 tbs
  • Cashew nut- 6 to 8 pieces


Step 1 – Take  one cup water in a saucepan and add chopped tomato, garlic and cashew nut then boil it for 5-10 minutes till mixture gets soften. Switch off flame and add ginger paste, mix and cool it aside.

Step 2 – Boil water in a pan add washed spinach leaves cook 2-3 minutes, remove from heat and quickly wash with cold water, squeeze out excess water and chop finely.

Step 3 -Take paneer in a plate add salt mix it proper and make small round ball from it and keep aside.

Step 4 -Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan add 1/2 tsp cumin seed, when seed crackle add 1 grated garlic, green chili then saute it, add gram flour then saute it for 60 seconds. Add chopped spinach, chopped coriander leaves and cook until the mixture dry. Add salt and mix well then remove from heat and let it cool.

Step 5 -Take lemon size spinach mixture and flatten it, keep one paneer ball in the center and close it proper give round ball shape. Roll on this ball in corn starch and make all ball similar way then keep aside.

Step 6 – Take nonstick pan and add  oil for frying kofta.

Step 7 – Place kofta on oil, fry till it becomes golden brown in low heat  for 2-3 minutes. Once done then keep aside.

Step 8 – In the same pan add onion and fry it for 1  minute( don’t cook for long time) and keep it aside.

Step 9- Grind onion together with cooled tomato mixture(don’t add water).

Step 10 – In same pan add cumin seed , red chili powder, garam masala and tomato-onion paste and saute for 3 -4 minutes then add salt & 2 tbsp water then stir very well.

Step 11 – Add Shaam Savera kofta in gravy and cook for 1  min ,switch of flame and garnish with fresh cream serve hot with roti/naan.

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