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Palak Paneer

Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
Ingredients
  Spinach 250 Gram
  Paneer 200 Gram
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 2 Medium
  Coriander powder 1 Tablespoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Jeera powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cashew nuts 10
  Poppy seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 2
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cut paneer into cubes. Chop the onions. Peel and dice tomatoes.
Heat little water and cook palak till it shrinks. Allow to cool and grind to a smooth paste.
Grind cashews and poppy seeds to a smooth paste by adding little water.
Heat rest of the oil and fry onions till crisp and golden.
Add coriander powder, jeera powder, chilli powder and then tomatoes.
Stir for a minute and then add whipped yogurt.
Cook in reduced flame till oil floats on top.
Add salt, ground palak leaves, turmeric powder and cook for few minutes.
Mix cashew, poppy paste and pour just enough water required for the gravy.
Cook on medium flame till gravy becomes thick. Add paneer pieces and garam masala powder, mix well and cook for 2 more minutes. Remove from flame.
Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk Product, Vegetable
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
Recipe inspired by Mrs. mallika Badrinath.

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3 Comments

aparna.priya's picture
Sarita, you always post mouth watering recipes... Paneer is one of the favorite ingredient in many of the Indian families, and spinach, a very healthy and nutritious veggie is one of the best accompaniment of paneer. I tried the recipe yesterday, and it was awesome.
akku's picture
thank you Madam,first time me came to know about tomato in palak curry.i try it today,thank you.
kavitha srinivasan's picture
pls give thename of ingredients in easy english i.e for poppy seeds/yogurt