SPINACH PANEER MALFATTI

SPINACH PANEER MALFATTI RECIPE

spinach paneer malfatti

Spinach paneer malfatti is a steamed spinach and cottage cheese (paneer) dumplings in a simple yet spicy tomato gravy makes a perfect weekend dinner! The melted cheese on top of the dish makes it enticing. This makes a great single meal with all the required nutrients.

This easy to make one bowl spinach malfatti recipe is a great deal on paleo diet. Indian paleo vegetarian recipes are so much limited and and restricted to only curries and gravies. Such wholesome paleo recipe makesĀ a complete filler. Instead of plain flour almond meal is replaced to make it a perfect paleo dish.

For the Dumplings:

Palak (Spinach) – 2 cups, finely choped

Paneer (cottage Cheese) – 1 cup, crumbled

Green chilli – 1/2 tsp, finely chopped

Plain Flour or Almond meal – 2 tbsp

Salt as reqd

For the Tomato Gravy:

Tomato Puree – 1 cup

Garlic – 1 tsp, chopped

Onion – 1/2 no, finely chopped

Red chilli Flakes -1 tsp

Fresh Cream – 4 tbsp

Oil – 2 tbsp

Salt as reqd

Cheese – 1/4 cup, grated

How to make Dumplings:

Blanch the spinach and squeeze the water. In a bowl add ingredients make into balls and steam for 5 – 7 minutes and keep them aside.

Heat a tbsp of butter in a non stick pan and toss the dumplings until they turn golden brown.

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How to make the gravy:

Heat oil in the pan add garlic, onion and saute for a minute. Add tomato puree and cook till it thickens.

Now add red chilli flakes, salt bring to gentle boil and add fresh cream mix well and remove from heat.

Assembling:

Pour the tomato gravy in a baking dish, place the dumplings, sprinkle cheese and bake for 10 minutes.

Serve the spinach paneer malfatti hot !!

 

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