Monday, 17 November 2014

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer
( Spinach & Cottage Cheese)


Palak Paneer or Saag Paneer is one of the most popular, delicious, hearty North Indian dish prepared with spinach and cottage cheese. The smooth and creamy consistency of spinach, melt in the mouth paneer cubes and spices give it a delightful flavor.

This combination of spinach and paneer is very healthy, highly nutritious, a splendid
blend of taste and texture. The paneer in this recipe can be fried to add some extra flavour.



Palak Paneer


Palak Paneer


Ingredients:


1 bunch palak (spinach)
100 gm paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tbsp tomato puree
1 onion chopped
1 tsp red chili powder 
3/4 tsp ginger-garlic paste 
1 tsp cumin seeds 
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp garam masala powder 
3-4 green chili chopped
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste 


Method:


1. Remove stems pf spinach leaves and wash in running water.

2. Blanch it in boiling water for 2-3 mins. Drain out water.

3. Grind spinach into a fine paste.

4. Dice paneer into small square pieces.

5. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds. When they 
    crackle, add ginger-garlic paste, stir for 1/2 min.

6. Now add green chili, chopped onions & fry again until they turn light 
    golden in color .

7. Now add tomato puree, stir for some time, add red chili powder, 
    spinach puree & mix well. Add water if required. 

8. When it comes to a boil, add garam masala, paneer, salt &
    mix well. Let it boil for 1-2 mins.

9. Transfer into a serving bowl & serve hot.


Palak Paneer


Tips:


1. Wash the spinach with cold water after blanching it,
     the color of spinach will remain good.

2. You can deep fry paneer, it will give dish a different
     flavor.

3. The consistency of spinach can be changed according
    to your choice.


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3 comments:

  1. My Fav sabji... and tempting pics..

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  2. My family's favorite gravy!!! Looks very vibrant and tasty!!!!you have a nice blog here!!!

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