Palak Paneer – Spinach with Indian Cheese

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Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer (पालक पनीर) is a vegetarian dish originating from the Punjab region of the Indian Subcontinent, consisting of spinach, tomato gravy sauce and paneer in a thick paste made from puréed spinach and seasoned with garlic, garam masala, and other spices.

Ingredients :

  • Paneer cubes 15-20 .
  • Onion chopped 1 No.
  • Garlic clove Chopped. 2 Nos
  • Salt To taste
  • Coriander Powder 1 Tsp.
  • Cumin Powder 1 Tsp.
  • Sugar 1/4 Tsp.
  • Oil 1 Tsp.

For Gravy :

  • Spinach 1 bunch.
  • Ginger small Piece 1.
  • Cinanamon small stick 1.
  • Green Serrano chillies 2 Nos or to Taste.
  • Onion small Chopped 1 No.
  • Tomato 1 No.

For Garnish :

  • Grated Cheese 1 Tbsp.
  • Cream 1 Tbsp or To Taste

Preparation:

  • Wash & drain the water from Spinach. Chop them coarsely.
  • In a pan bring to boil or microwave on high for 8 minutes all the ingredients for gravy.
  • Cool & grind them coarsely to Paste.
  • In the same pan heat the oil, fry onions till translucent. Add Garlic & fry briefly. mix all the spice powders & stir.
  • Add the Spinach Paste & let cook for a couple of minutes till combined. Add the Paneer cubes cook for 2 minutes & switch off the flame.Adjust the seasonings & Serve Garnished with Cream & Grated Cheese on top.