Palak (Spinach) Paneer

Ingredients:

  • Spinach (palak): 1bunch 250gm
  • Onion: 1 no (small)
  • Tomato: 2 no (medium)
  • Garlic: 5 cloves
  • Ginger: 2 inch piece
  • Paneer/soya paneer/cottage cheese: 200gm
  • Butter: 2-3 tablespoon
  • Oil:2table spoon
  • Salt: half teaspoon
  • Bay leaf: 1no
  • Cumin seed(jeera): 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: half teaspoon
  • Red chilly powder: one teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: one teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Water: half cup (100ml)

Preparation:

  1. Boil/microwave spinach/palak for 3 minutes and make fine paste. keep aside
  2. Grind the onion, ginger and garlic all together. Keep aside
  3. Grind the tomato and keep aside.
  4. Cut the paneer in one inch cube. Soak it into hot water, with half teaspoon turmeric powder for about 5-10 minutes.

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan, Heat oil till smoke starts to come.
  2. Put cumin and bay leaf in it.
  3.  Sputter it for few seconds, add grinded onion, garlic and ginger paste.
  4. Fry these masala about 3-5 minutes on medium flame.
  5.  Add tomato paste Fry these masala about 2-3 minutes on medium flame.
  6. Add chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder few seconds.
  7. Add fresh cream; fry till oil separates from the masala.
  8.  Then add palak paste, half cup of water, boil it.
  9.  Add paneer in it and again boil it. Transfer into in serving bowl.

Making Tadaka (seasoning):

  1. Take a tomato cut it into 8 pieces.
  2. Take a small fry pan, Put butter in it. Add half teaspoon cumin seed and pieces of tomato. Fry it for 2-3 minutes, put off the flame, and add red chilly powder.
  3. Put this tadaka on the prepared recipe.
  4. Now palak paneer is ready to serve.
  5. Palak (Spinach) Paneer

    Palak (Spinach) Paneer

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    pan with oil

    pan with oil

    adding grinded onion, garlic and ginger paste

    adding grinded onion, garlic and ginger paste

     Adding tomato paste

    Adding tomato paste

     Adding dry masala

    Adding dry masala

    Adding fresh cream

    Adding fresh cream

    frying

    frying

    adding palak

    adding palak

    frying

    frying

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     Adding garam masala masala

    Adding garam masala masala

    Making Tadaka (seasoning

    Making Tadaka (seasoning

    Palak (Spinach) Paneer

    Palak (Spinach) Paneer

    Palak (Spinach) Paneer

    Palak (Spinach) Paneer

  • Paneer is excellent source of protein.
  • It is suitable for all age group.
  • Regular consumption of palak(spinach)reduces blood pressure and cholesterol level.
  • It is a power house of iron, vitamin A and c.

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