How to make Spinach Roulade with White Gravy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Spinach Roulade, saffron strands

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Spinach Roulade with White Gravy

Spinach Roulade with White Gravy Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Spinach Roulade with White Gravy Recipe

  • Spinach Roulade

  • saffron strands for garnish

  • Spinach blanched and finely chopped 2 Large bunch

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 200 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cornstarch for coating

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • White gravy

  • Oil 1/4 cup

  • Green cardamoms crushed 7

  • Cinnamon sticks crushed 2 one-inch

  • Black cardamoms crushed 2

  • Cloves crushed 4

  • Onion paste boiled 1 cup

  • Khoya/mawa grated 1/2 cup

  • Cashewnut-melon seed (kaju-magaz) paste 3/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chilli paste 2 teaspoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons


Step 1

To make spinach paneer roulade, combine half the cottage cheese, spinach, salt, chaat masala, cumin powder and garam masala powder in a bowl and mash well.

Step 2

Cut the remaining cottage cheese into one inch thick sticks, cover with the spinach mixture and coat with cornstarch.

Step 3

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan. Place the prepared cottage cheese sticks in it and shallow-fry till golden from all sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

To make white gravy, heat oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add green cardamoms, cinnamon, black cardamoms and cloves, mix and sauté till fragrant.

Step 5

Add boiled onion paste, mix well and sauté on low heat for five minutes. Add khoya/mawa, mix well and sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 6

Add cashewnut-melon seed paste and salt and mix well. Add four cups of water, white pepper powder, green chilli paste, cardamom powder, mix well and bring to a boil. Add ghee and mix well.

Step 7

Strain the gravy into another non-stick pan and grind the residue. Add the residue to the strained gravy and mix well.

Step 8

Cut the spinach paneer roulade into slices and place on a serving platter. Pour the hot white gravy over, garnish with saffron and serve immediately.

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