Thursday, March 17, 2011

Palak Paneer

I like spinach very much. This recipe is one of my favorite recipe.This is an easy and tasty preparation than usual gravy. my daughter likes palak.I make palak thrice a week some how make her have in various form. This recipe is also one of it...instead of paneer i used to add potato or cauliflower.....here we go

Ingredients
Spinach  1 large bunch
Onion 1no (chopped)
Cottage cheese (paneer) 1 packet (cut in cubes)
Green chillies  2no
Garlic  8 cloves
Garam masala  1tsp
Oil       3 tbsp
Cumin seeds  ½  
Salt to taste
Lemon juice  1 tbsp
Fresh cream   2 tbsp (optional)
Method 
Remove stems and wash spinach in water. Blanch spinach in salt water for two minutes. Put spinach in chilled water after blanching to retain its colour .Remove excess water. Add ghee in a pan and sauté onion till it changes it colour add a tsp of garam masala . Cut green chillies and keep it ready . Grind spinach into a fine paste along with green chillies and onion . Dice paneer into one inch pieces . Chop garlic finely .

 Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté well , then  add chopped garlic and sauté for a minute. Add the spinach puree and stir nicely . Add water( if required). When the gravy comes to a boil, add the paneer and mix well. Squeeze  in lemon juice. Finally add fresh cream(weight conscious do not add). Serve hot with nan / chappathi.

13 comments:

Shanthi said...

Looks inviting and tempting. Can I come for dinner?

Priti said...

One of fav ...looks delicious ..I do almost same way too..and love those cute black cups :D

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Wow your palak paneer is very tempting...love the combo too...

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Priya said...

Great looking palak paneer, very inviting and elegant..

savitha ramesh said...

delicious palak paneer, can have with rotis.

Smitha said...

yummy looking palak paneer!...delish!
Smitha
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Sanctified Spaces said...

One of my favourites..

Archana said...

Yummy dish my favourite.

Smita said...

I also love Palak and try to use it in many recipes... Your palak paneer recipe different.. I will also try grinding onion with papak next time i making palak paneer.

Now Serving said...

Palak paneer look very appetizing and delicious, Divya :)

divya said...

Looks so gorgeous and inviting...

Ila said...

Yummy and tempting :)

Jay said...

healthy n tempting version...sounds delicious..
Tasty appetite

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