Spinach Cigars stuffed with Peanuts and Cheese

A dish suitable for any time of the day be it breakfast or as a cocktail snack with creaminess of cheese and earthiness of peanuts.


1. Heat water in a sauce pan and let it reach it's boiling point.

2. Wash the spinach leaves and pluck out the whole, big leaves.

3. Boil the spinach leaves till bright green and soft and chuck in ice water to cool.

4. In a frying pan heat some butter and add chopped chilly and ginger to it and saute.

5. Crush the peanuts and add to the pan and roast till light brown.

6. Grate the cottage cheese and add to the pan, cook till soft.

7. Add the seasoning and hot sauce and fresh coriander.

8. Lay flat the spinach leaves and place some stuffing in the middle and roll the leaves in a cigar shape.

9. Heat a grill pan and add a dollop of butter to it.

10. Give the cigars grill marks and serve hot with spiced yoghurt.

Chase the flavors

Serves 2-3

Prep time 10 Minutes

Cooking time 6-7 Minutes


Spinach - 300 gms

Cottage Cheese - 100 gms

Peanuts - 50 gms

Ginger - 3 gms

Chilli - 3 gms

Coriander - 3 gms

Hot Sauce - 1 tbsp

Butter for grilling

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