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Friday, March 5, 2010

Palak Paneer( Cottage Cheese in Spinach gravy)



Ingredients
Paneer Cubes-250gms
Spinach leaves/ Palak-1bunch
Onion Medium-1( finely chopped)
Tomato Small-1( finely chopped)
Garlic cloves-6( minced)
Green Chilly-2(+/-)
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Cumin seeds/ Jeera-1tsp
Fresh cream-2 tbsp
Butter-3tbsp



Method
Wash and chop the spinach leaves, set aside 1 tsp chopped onion, 1 tsp chopped tomato and 1 tsp minced garlic for sauteing.
Pressure cook spinach along with rest of onion, tomato, garlic and green chilly for 7 mins. Allow the cooked spinach to cool and grind to fine paste. In a large pan add butter, when slightly melts, add cumin seeds and allow to crackle. Now add 1tbsp of onion, tomato and garlic, saute for few seconds and add the ground spinach. Add paneer cubes and season with salt( if required add 1/4 cup of water to spinach gravy). Bring the mixture to boil and remove from heat. Finally add 2 tbsp of cream. Serve palak paneer with hot chapatis or roti or nan.

2 comments:

Fathima said...

looks yummy... one of my favs...

Gita said...

It looks so yummy and rich dear :)