Bhuna Palak Shammi with Roomali Roti

This is a very tasty dish to relish, and it gets much better with palak gravy. Prepare the koftas on a special occasion or if you have any guests coming, they will love these kebabs with palak gravy.

Bhuna palak shami with roomali roti

INGREDIENTS

  • Spinach
  • Whole 5 spice
  • Curry leaves
  • Cauliflower
  • Carrots
  • Red beans
  • chana dal
  • Green chilly
  • Coriander
  • 5 spice powder
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Onion
  • Tomato
  • Cream
  • Roomali roti

STEP 1 : PREPARE THE INGREDIENTS
Wash the fresh produce. Roughly chop the onion, tomato, coriander, green chilly, ginger and garlic. Finely chop the carrots and cauliflower. Boil the spinach in a pot of water for 2-3 minutes with a pinch of salt. Strain and roughly chop.

STEP 2 : PREPARE THE KEBABS:
In a pan, add 1-2 tablespoons of oil. Add whole 5 spice and curry leaves. Add cauliflower, carrots, soaked beans and chana dal. Add 3 cups of water to cover the mixture. Cook for 8-10 minutes till the dal is cooked.  Add coriander, salt to taste and half of the 5 spice powder. Cook till the water dries out. Remove off the heat. Cool the mixture and remove the whole spices. Grind in a mixture/grinder till it comes together. Remove and make medium sized balls with the mixture. Slightly flatten them with your fingers to form a patty.

STEP 3 : FRY THE KEBAB
In a pan, add 5-6 tablespoons of oil. Shallow fry the kebabs for 1-2 minutes on each side till golden brown. Remove and let the excess oil drain on a paper towel.

STEP 4 : PREPARE THE PALAK BHUNA
In a pan, add 2-3 tablespoons of oil. Add chopped garlic and ginger. Sauté till brown. Add chopped onion and tomato. Sauté for 4-5 minutes till the tomatoes are cooked. Add the rest of the 5 spice powder.  Add salt and green chilly. Add water for consistency. Add chopped spinach. Sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add cream and mix well. Switch off the heat.

STEP 5 : HEAT THE ROOMALI ROTIS
In a pan, heat the roomali rotis on each side for 1-2 minutes till it’s cooked. Remove and keep aside.

STEP 6 : PLATE YOUR DISH
Transfer the bhuna palak in a plating dish. Place the kebabs on top of it. Serve with hot roomali rotis. Devour!

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