Saturday, September 1, 2012

Palak Paneer

1.      2 cups spinach (palak)
2.      8 to 10 paneer pieces in cube (Indian cottage cheese)
3.      3 tablespoon oil
4.      1/2 cup onion paste
5.      3/4 cup tomato puree
6.      1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
7.      1 teaspoon green chili paste
8.      1/2 teaspoon  coriander powder
9.      1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
10.  1/2 teaspoon garam masala
11.  1 teaspoon lemon juice
12.  Salt to taste           
1.      Wash and blanch the spinach leaves in vessel full of salted boiling water.
2.      Drain, wash with cold water and blend in a mixer to a smooth puree.
3.      Heat the oil in pan and fry the cubed paneer until light golden brown than remove.
4.      In the same pan add onion paste and sauté till turn translucent.
5.      Add ginger, green chili and sauté for 1 minute.
6.      Add tomato puree sauté and cook till the mixture leaves oil while stirring continuously.
7.      Now add garam masala, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt than cook for 1 minute.
8.      Now add palak (spinach) puree and cook for 2 to 3 minutes than add paneer and lime juice and simmer till the gravy thickens a little.Serve hot with Naan, Roti or Paratha.
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Deeksha said...

My favorite. Looks yummy.

meena said...

i love it daksha

i did make one palak paneer without onion or garlic

though i dont fry paneer pieces but taste was yummy

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

WOW .....looks inviting :-)


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Medeja said...

One of my favorite Indian dishes! I haven't tried making it at home so I will try your recipe!

Maayeka said...

HEalthy and delicious.nice green colour..

Alex Jacob said...

Very nice recipe ..Love to cook new dishes,,will try it soon.
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Rumana Ambrin said...

Lovely yaar...

krishna said...

healthy n delicious!!!

Swasthi said...

Healthy and delicious palak paneer. good clicks Daksha!

Shabbu said...

Looks yummy..

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Kalyan said...

looks so healthy & delicious...mouthwatering!

Akila said...

Delicious looking Paneer

Daksha said...

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sneh said...

wow, love it anyday!

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