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Palak paneer

A delicious Indian paneer gravy recipe

Palak paneer is basically paneer cubes cooked in a thick & smooth spinach gravy.Palak paneer can be goes well with roti,paratha or nan.

Preparation Time: 10 min

Cooking Time: 15~20 min.

Total time: 30~35 min.

Ingredients (3 servings)

  • Paneer-300 ~330 grm

  • Palak/spinach- 250 grm

  • Corriender leaf- 1/2 hand full

  • Onion-1 medium size

  • Tomato-1 medium size

  • Ginger- 1/2 inch

  • Garlic- 5~6 medium size

  • Green chilli - 2

  • Bay leaf-2

  • Cumin seed -1/2 tsp

  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch

  • Turmeric powder- 1 pinch

  • Garam masala-1/2 tsp

  • Cashew- 8

  • Corriende powder- 1/2 tsp

  • Cumin powder-1/4 tsp

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil/butter- 1 tbsp


Step 1

If you have kept paneer in fredge and the paneer is slightly hard then keep the paneer in some hot water to make it soft. Then cut it in to slightly big cubes.

Step 2

Wash the spinach leaf properly & blanch it.(Boil some water,when water start boiling add some salt and spinach leaf and let it for 2 minute.Then strain it and rinse with some cold water.

Step 3

Chop tomato,onion,ginger & garlic.

Step 4

Heat oil/butter in a pan/kadai,add cumin seed and bay leaf.Let the cumin seed splutter.

Step 5

Add chopped onion,ginger,garlic and green chilli. Saute till the onion becone translusent.

Step 6

Add tomato and cashew.Saute it

Step 7

Add all powder masala(turmeric,corriender,cumin & garam masala powder), and salt. cook it till tomato become soft.

Step 8

Let the tomato,onion masala cool for 5 minut .Now blend the blanched palak,corriender leaf and masala all together.Make a fine paste.

Step 9

Transfer the paste to the kadai,add some water to the grinder and pour the water in the kadai so thate no puree will waste ,add salt to taste .cook for 4~5 more minute and add some grated paneer.(2~3 cubes grated)

Step 10

Now add paneer cubes and stir gently.Cook for 2 minute in low flame.

Now palak paneer is ready to be served.

Enjoy !

Nutritional Information per katori :

Energy : 177 calories

Protein : 6.0 gm

Fat : 14.3 gm

Carbohydrates : 6.1 gm

Fibre : 2.1 gm

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