Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer – पालक पनीर; is one of the Punjab famous dish. When palak (spinach) puree & diced paneer (cottage cheese) seasoned Indian spices and tomato puree this gave your nice and smooth gravy texture palak paneer. People love to have palak paneer with missi roti, naan or plain roti.

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Serves 4

Palak Paneer

15 minPrep Time

35 minCook Time

50 minTotal Time

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  1. Cut paneer (पनीर) in cubes and lightly fry it in 1 tsp. butter (मक्खन), till golden brown. Blanch tomato (टमाटर) in hot water, peel and puree them. Chop Coriander (धनिया) leaves. Keep aside.
  2. Remove spinach (पालक) leaves from stem and wash leaves well.
  3. In a heavy base pan boil 2 cup of water and add spinach (पालक), onion (प्याज), green chilli (हरी मिर्च), ginger (अदरक) & garlic (लहसुन) with the pinch of sugar granules (चीनी के दाने). Let them boil for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and let spinach (पालक) mixture to cool.
  5. When it’s cool enough, blend this mixture to make a thick paste with hand blender. Keep aside.
  6. Heat oil and 1 tsp. butter (मक्खन) in a heavy base pan; add bay leaf (तेज पत्ता) & cumin (जीरा) seeds.
  7. When cumin (जीरा) starts crackling add tomato (टमाटर) puree and cook them on medium heat for 5-6 minutes.
  8. After that add spinach (पालक) paste along with turmeric (हल्दी) powder, red chilli (लाल मिर्च) powder, coriander (धनिया) powder, garam masala powder & dry mango (आमचूर) powder. Cook further for 5 minutes.
  9. Now add fried paneer (पनीर) cubes in this spinach (पालक) mixture and cook covered for 5 minutes on low heat.
  10. Garnish with fresh cream and chopped Coriander (धनिया) leaves. Serve hot.
Cuisine: North Indian | Recipe Type: Main Course

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