Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Palak Paneer or Cottage Cheese in Spinach Gravy

A very famous North India Cuisine. We used to had this always in the restaurant, so once my husband told me to cook for few of our guests and they liked it like anything. Very easy recipe. Specially made with spinach gravy and cottage cheese (Paneer).

Prep time :45 Mint.
Serve for 4 to 5 people.

1.300 gm Paneer .(cut in cubes)
2.Two bunches of Spinach.(Boil in hot Water and make a smooth paste )

3.One large Chopped Onion.
4.some green chilies cut straight wise.
5.One Big tomato puree.(boil in a hot water then make a smooth paste)
6.Ginger Garlic Paste 1 table spoon.
7.One tea spoon red chili Powder.
8.One tea spoon coriander powder.
9.Garam Masala powder one tea spoon.
10.One tea spoon of Fresh Cream.
11.Salt & Sugar as per taste.
12.Ghee or sunflower oil.


Add ghee or oil in heavy bottom vessel and fry the paneer til golden brown.

On that vessel and some more oil and add the chopped onion’s, fry till the onions are golden brown then add the chilies fry for a while then add the red chili and coriander powder mix them all for about 2 mint.

After that add the tomato puree stir well add salt and little sugar.

Now time for add the spinach gravy, mix them all add the fried paneer cubes. Cover with lid for 3 mint.

Reduce flame add the garam masala powder and cream cook with lid for another 5 mint. 

Palak Paneer is ready, serve hot with Roti Chapati or Paratha.


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