Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is made of soft paneer (cottage cheese) which is deep in palak (spinach) gravy.
Their Indian vegetarian dishes which can be eaten with Chapati, Naan, Poori or rice. Palak Paneer tastes very nice which can be made by Indian spices.

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Palak Paneer
Palak Paneer recipe - soft cottage cheese incorporate with green palak gravy and Indian spices.
Course Main Course
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For Palak Puree
For Gravy
Course Main Course
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For Palak Puree
For Gravy
Instructions
Palak Puree
  1. Rinse the fresh palak in tap water.
  2. Boil 2-3 cups of water in a pot. Add ½ teaspoon salt to the boiling water and switch of the flame.
  3. Then add Palak into boiling water and cover it with lid.
  4. After 5-10 minutes strain the water and put palak in normal water or cold water to maintain the color of palak, keep it up to 1-2 minutes and then drain the water.
  5. Take grinder jar, add palak, green chili, garlic, ginger and make a smooth paste.
  6. If required add 1-2 tablespoon water.
Gravy
  1. Take Paneer (cottage cheese) and cut it into 1-inch cubes.
  2. Shallow fry it in 2 tablespoons oil and removes it from oil and keeps it aside.
  3. In same Kadai or pan add 2 tablespoons of oil or ghee.
  4. Add ½ teaspoon of mustard seeds, let it crackles.
  5. Then add ½ teaspoon of cumin seeds, 1 bay leaf.
  6. Add ½ teaspoon crushed garlic and cook it for 4-5 seconds. Add onion sauté it till becomes translucent.
  7. Now add tomato and cook it to become soft.
  8. Once tomato becomes soft and if you can see, its leaving oil then adds all spices.
  9. Add 1 teaspoon red chili powder, ½ teaspoon turmeric powder, and ½ teaspoon garam masala and add 1-2 green small chilies, cook it 1-2 minutes.
  10. Now add Palak puree, if you required adding ½ cup water. Mix well and cover it with lid and allow cooking it for 6-7 minutes.
  11. Add ½ teaspoon salt or as per required. Now gravy may have become thick.
  12. Now add Paneer cubes into the gravy and stir gently. Seems Paneer are already cooked so you can add it for topping the gravy.
  13. Lastly, add 1-2 tablespoon fresh cream into the Palak Paneer and again stir gently. Now switch off the flame.
  14. Your "Green Palak Paneer" is ready to serve. Serve the hot Palak Paneer with Rotis, Poori, Naan or Rice.


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