Palak Paneer Recipe

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Palak Paneer
how to make Palak Paneer
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Cottage cheese bits in warm pureed spinach curry. Palak paneer served with some matar pulao and a chilled cucumber raita is a divine combination.

Ingredients of Palak Paneer

  • 1 1/2 Cups Spinach, pureed
  • 500 Gram Paneer (cubed and lightly fried)
  • 1/4 Cup Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 tsp Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Onions, grated
  • 1 Cup Tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Red pepper, powdered
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds, powdered

How to Make Palak Paneer

1.Heat oil and add cumin, when it splutters, add bay leaf, ginger and the garlic, and saute till a light brown.
2.Add onions and saute till a golden brown, then add tomatoes and stir fry over medium heat.
3.When fat separates, add the salt, garam masala, powdered coriander seeds and the red pepper and stir till well mixed.
4.Add spinach and saute for 2-3 minutes and add paneer.
5.Turn around a few times and serve hot.
Key Ingredients: Spinach, Paneer (cubed and lightly fried), Oil, Cumin seeds, Bay leaf, Ginger, Garlic, Onions, Tomatoes, Salt, Garam masala, Red pepper, Coriander seeds