Spinach and paneer dough stuffed with mushrooms and fried to make koftas. Dipped in tomato gravy with cashew paste. Serve these mushroom koftas along with some steamed rice for a perfect meal.


  • spinach, finely chopped
  • garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cottage cheese (crushed)
  • 6-7 large tomatoes
  • 3-4 Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 3-4 green chillies
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 cup cashew nuts
  • 1/2 tbsp wheat flour
  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp cumin seed powder
  • A pinch of cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp desi ghee
  • For the Filling:
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 cup white button mushrooms
  • 8-10 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 2 tsp honey
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt
  • Water

How to Make Mushroom Kofta in Tomato Gravy

  • 1.Wash and chop spinach leaves. Take oil in a pan, add garlic, spinach and salt.
  • 2.Remove and add paneer, corn flour, wheat flour and salt. Mix it with spinach and make dough. Flatten the dough and make small koftas.
  • For the Filling:
  • 1.Take oil in a pan, add ginger paste, green chillies, finely chopped white button mushrooms and salt. Saute and remove from fire.
  • 2.Add lemon juice and honey and mix well.
  • 3.Now put the filling inside the koftas, seal the edges and fry them.
  • For the Tomato Gravy:
  • 1.Chop the green chillies. Cut the tomatoes into quarters.
  • 2.Take desi ghee in a pan, add cinnamon, garlic paste, ginger paste, black pepper corns, tomatoes and salt and saute.
  • 3.Now add water and leave it to simmer. Once the puree is completely cooked, leave it to cool and extract the juice.
  • 4.Take oil in a pan, fry cashew nuts. Mix them with cold water and grind them to make a soft paste.
  • 5.Heat desi ghee in a pan and add garlic paste and ginger paste. When garlic turns brown, add tomato puree, cashew paste and cumin seed powder.
  • 6.Stir and leave it to simmer.
  • 7.Now add cinnamon powder, cream and red chilli powder. Stir well and add the koftas.
  • 8.Cook for some time and serve hot.

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