Paneer Kofta In Spinach Gravy

Healthy palak paneer kofta | Easiest recipe | Main course recipe

Recipe / food styling / photography by - Nandita Iyer


Paneer Kofta with Spinach Gravy is an easy recipe and something that you would love to indulge in for a weekend meal.

Soft paneer kofta simmered in spinach curry turn delicate and taste great with paranthas and rice. This is a simple recipe of kofta that one can cook during busy schdule as well and doesn’t includes much of grinding or roasting.

A tip -

Make spinach puree and paneer kofta balls a day before. This would ease out your task to pack lunch box the next day.

Who doesn’t loves Kofta? This is a wonderful curry made with assorted veggies and variety of gravies. Do try more Kofta Recipes like Lauki Kofta and Cabbage Kofta With Paneer.

Before serving this Paneer Kofta With spinach Gravy, do not miss to top with some fresh cream or butter. This enhances the flavors.

You can team this kofta with the regular roti, parantha or rice. For a change do try serving it with Multigrain Roti or Ragi Roti and Carrot Rice, Sesame Rice or Raw Mango rice.

We love ‘Paneer’ in whatever form. Do try more Paneer Recipes like -

Malai Paneer Curry

Paneer & Cabbage Cutlets

Palak Paneer Curry

Tawa Paneer

Paneer Curry with Cashew Nut gravy

Paneer Khurchan

Oats Paneer Dosa

Paneer Kofta In Spinach Gravy

Palak Paneer Kofta is an easy recipe and something that you would love to indulge in for a weekend meal. Let's learn how to make Palak Paneer Kofta.

Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking Time : 20 minutes

Category : Curries
Cuisine :
Servings : 0 servings

Author : Nandita Iyer

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Recipe Ingredients

For Paneer Kofta Balls -

  • Paneer - 200 gms.
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
  • Green chilli (Finely chopped) - 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander (Chopped) - 2 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Refined flour (Maida) - 1/2 cup + extra for balls
  • Salt - To taste
  • Oil - To deep fry 

For Spinach Gravy -

  • Spinach - A small bunch
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1-2 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds (Jeera) - 1 teaspoon
  • Onion - 1 medium
  • Water - 1/2 cup for gravy (Adjustable)
  • Salt - To taste

How to make Paneer Kofta In Spinach Gravy

This is the easiest way to make Paneer Kofta In Spinach Gravy. Let’s get started -

To make Paneer Kofta Balls -

  1. For making paneer balls we need to grate or roughly mash paneer.
  2. Add in ginger garlic paste, green chilli, chopped coriander, powdered spices, salt and about 1 tablespoon of refined flour.
  3. Mix to combine well. It will become like a dough.
  4. Now grease your palms with oil and make lemon size balls of this mixture.
  5. Take 1/2 cup flour in a bowl and make a thick batter with adding water. Season with salt and dip each ball in this batter and then deep fry till golden and crisp.
  6. Paneer kofta balls are ready.

For Spinach Gravy -

  1. Wash spinach under tap water to remove dirt and impurities. Boil in hot water just for 2 minutes.
  2. Carefully transfer this blanched spinach to a strainer and wash with cold water to retain the green colour.
  3. Puree blanched spinach in your mixer grinder. Keep aside.
  4. Also grind onion with little water to form puree. Keep aside.
  5. Now heat oil in a pan and add in cumin seeds. When they crackle add in onion puree and saute on medium heat till it oozes oil and the raw smell goes.
  6. Add in ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and cook till it separates the oil.
  7. Time to add in the spinach puree. Add some water for gravy, salt and mix.
  8. Let it come to a boil then add in the fried Paneer Ballas and switch off the heat.

Paneer Kofta with Spinach Puree is now ready. Serve hot.

  • Name
  • Paneer Kofta In Spinach Gravy
  • Sub name
  • Healthy palak paneer kofta | Easiest recipe | Main course recipe
  • Category
  • Curries
  • Cuisine
  • North Indian
  • Key ingredients
  • Paneer, spinach, onion
  • Cooking technique
  • Blanching, Cooking over gas top
  • Technicality
  • Medium
  • Taste
  • Spicy
  • Texture
  • Creamy
  • Preparation time
  • 10 minutes
  • Cooking time
  • 20 minutes
  • Servings
  • 0
  • Equipment used
  • Grater/Food processor, strainer
  • Steps
  • 0
  • Created date
  • 2018-12-08 09:16:30

About Nandita Iyer


Nandita is a software enginear who likes spending her free time surfing on internet exploring new recipes and simply loves packing her bags for travelling. She is also mom of a 4 year toddler who she says is her biggest critique in cooking. Though she took cooking just as a hobby, but now in office her lunch box is the most sought after thing that all the collegues look forward to enjoy in the break.

Planning to start a food blog of her own, we wish her the very best in future endeavers…!