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Creamy Palak Paneer

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paneer Indain cheese cooked with spinach
Ingredients
  Cumin coriander powder 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh spinach 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Garlic – ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onions 3
  Paneer 250 Gram
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 2
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash spinach thoroughly.
2. In a pressure cooker, add spinach & tomato. Add a cup of water & pressure cook it for 5 mins.
3. If using frozen paneer, defrost it. And then, cut into small rectangular (1’ x ½’) cubes.
4. Finely chop onion & Tomatoes.
MAKING
5. Shallow Fry these paneer cubes & drop them in a bowl of cold water as soon as you take out from the oil after frying. This step helps remove the excess oil & keeps the paneer cubes soft.
6. Take only 2 tsp of the oil from the oil used for frying & store or discard the rest.
7. In a pan, heat the oil & then add chopped Onions.
8. Fry them until light brown, and then add chopped tomatoes, ginger – garlic paste & cumin – coriander powder & red chilli powder.
9. Once the pressure cooker cools down, open & blend the mixture.
10. Add the mixture to the pan. 1
11. Now add the fried paneer cubes.
12. Mix well & let cook covered for 5 minutes
SERVING
13. Serve hot with rice or chapati or roti.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Gravy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Paneer
Interest: 
Senior, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Indian Cottage Cheese In Spinach Gravy
Palak paneer is another delicious Indian preparation of cottage cheese, which you must have tried while your visit to any Indian restaurant. The thick and creamy spinach gravy combined with fresh cottage cheese cubes, offers a heavenly taste. This dish is a great source of balanced nutrition, serving almost every nutritional content. In this video, chef shows how to recreate this delectable Indian cuisine in your kitchen.

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3 Comments

shantihhh's picture
Fun video! It looks so tasty I want to reach into the screen and taste. You are a great teacher giving all the details. Shanti/Mary-Anne
Jiya's picture
Your recipes are fantastic. Thanks very much and keep up the great work.
amiablepsyche's picture
thanks for the tip that cooking without the lid retains the color, i never knew it. The video was funny roo.