Wednesday, October 15, 2014

PALAK PANEER


Hi All,
I am posting after a long time. Today we are making healthy iron full palak paneer.  My hubby doesn't like palak paneer much, but this recipe changed it. I hope you would like it.



INGREDIENTS:
  • Spinach (palak ) puree - 1 cup
  • Paneer - 100 gm
  • Onion sliced - 2 medium 
  • Garlic finely chopped - 4 to 5
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) - 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilli -  to taste
  • Fresh hung curd  or yogurt - 4 tbsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder  - 1/4 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Black Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil or butter - 1 tbsp
Note:
  • Keep small amount of paneer aside. You can use graded paneer for garnishing.

  METHOD:

  • Rinse  spinach (palak ) very well in water. Now boil water in a pan and add spinach leaves in hot water, leave it for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Drain the blanched spinach leaves. Immediately add spinach leaves into ice cold water.This process help to maintain green color of spinach. 
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan add cumin seeds, garlic and green chili saute for 1 minute on medium flame. when garlic turn little brown in color then add onion in it saute till the onion get golden .



  • now add coriander powder, turmeric powder and hung curd. Mix it well and cook for a min.
  • Add palak puree simmer for  2 to 3 min till the spinach  is cooked.
  • now add salt and garam masala stir, add paneer cubes and lemon juice.

  • cook palak gravy till paneer becomes soft.
  • the delicious palak paneer is ready to serve with naan , rotis  or  rice.