tumblr visit counter

Palak Paneer (Cheese-Spinach Curry)

Ingredients:

Spinach (Palak) – 250 gm, finely chopped
Cottage cheese (Paneer)- 200 gm
Cumin seeds (Zeera)- ½ tsp
Green cardamom powder (Chhoti elaichi) – ½ tsp
Clove powder – a pinch
Cinnamon powder (Dalchini) – a pinch
Onion- one big, finely chopped
Tomato- one big, finely chopped
Ginger paste- 2 tbsps
Garlic paste- 2 tbsps
Kasuri Methi (These are dried methi/fenugreek leaves available in Indian Grocery Stores) – 2-3 tbsps
Coriander powder (Dhania) – 1½ tsps
Turmeric powder(Haldi)-  ½ tsp
Cumin powder (Zeera)- 1 tsp
Red chili powder as per taste
Thick fresh cream- 2 tbsps
Oil for cooking

Directions:

  • Boil chopped palak in open vessel. After cooling blend boiled palak in a blender by adding very little water. Keep the palak paste aside.
  • Cut paneer into cubes. Fry them in butter or oil till they are golden. Drain them on an absorbent paper to soak away extra oil. Keep the fried paneer aside.
  • Heat butter in your cooking pan.
  • Add cumin seeds till they are brown.
  • Add finely chopped onions and fry till they turn pink. Little salt can be added to fasten the process.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste and fry till they are golden brown.
  • Make a paste of all dry masalas in water.
  • Add paste of all masalas and fry well.
  • Add crushed Kasuri Methi.
  • Add finely chopped tomato till they are properly cooked.
  • Turn off the flame. Cool the mixture and grind to a paste to form a creamy gravy.
  • Again turn on the flame and mix creamy gravy and palak paste properly.
  • Add pre-fried paneer cubes.
  • In the end add thick , well beaten fresh cream and mix properly.

Serves/Makes:  3-4

     

You might also like

Palak Paneer Paratha (Spinach Cheese Paratha)
Ingredients: For dough Whole wheat flour (Atta): 1 cup Spinach (Palak): 1 cup, coarsely chopped Cumin...

Palak Poori (Fried Spinach Indian Bread)
Ingredients: For dough Whole wheat flour (Atta): 1 cup Spinach (Palak): 1 cup, coarsely chopped Mangrail...

Palak (Spinach)
Palak sabji is simple and easy to cook. It is very nutritious and rich source of Vitamins and can be...

Hariyala Sooji Dosa (Spinach Vegan Omelette)
 RA Grani Ingredients: Sooji or rawa (Semolina) – 1 cup Maida (All purpose flour) –...

1 Comment

  1. Anjana Agrawal

    AGAIN A VERY GOOD RECEIPE

Leave a Reply

*