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Simple palak paneer


Cuisine Style: North India | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Type: Gravy | Take With: Roti,Chapati,Paratha,Naan,Rice

Ingredients

  • Spinach (palak) - 1 bunch
  • Cottage cheese (paneer) - 200 grams
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Onion – 1 [sliced]
  • Tomato – 1 [finely chopped]
  • Green chilli - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Garlic - 1 tbsp (Smashed)
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Water as needed

Preparation

  • Cut paneer into triangle shapes then shallow fry.
  • Wash spinach thoroughly in Water. Boil spinach till soft. [don’t over boil]. Then put it in a mixer jar grind well.
  • Heat oil & ghee in a pan then add cumin seeds , onion, salt & garlic sauté till soft.
  • Add green chilli, tomato, & turmeric powder sauté till soft.
  • Add coriander powder mix well. Then add spinach puree and mix well. Add water if required.
  • Add red chilli powder mix well. Then add garam masala & sugar mix well.
  • Add lemon juice and shallow fried paneer mix well & cut off heat, serve hot with chapati, rice.

Note

  • You can add lemon juice before serving

Tip

  • Dry roast kasoori methi then sprinkle it over the gravy for rich aroma

How to make palak paneer without cream video

Palak paneer video

How to make simple palak paneer - Step by step pictures [Easy]

Homemade paneerHomemade paneer

Boil spinach leaves till soft [2 min]Boil spinach leaves till soft [2 min]

Heat oil, ghee in a pan add cumin seeds, onion, garlic & salt saute till softHeat oil, ghee in a pan add cumin seeds, onion, garlic & salt saute till soft

Add green chilli & tomato saute till softAdd green chilli & tomato saute till soft

Add turmeric powderAdd turmeric powder

Add coriander powderAdd coriander powder

Add freshly ground spinach pureeAdd freshly ground spinach puree

Add red chilli powderAdd red chilli powder

Add garam masala powderAdd garam masala powder

Add sugar & saltAdd sugar & salt

Add lemon juiceAdd lemon juice

Cut paneer into triangle shapes & sprinkle saltCut paneer into triangle shapes

Shallow fry till golden brownShallow fry till golden brown

Add shallow fried paneer mix well & cut off heatPalak paneer gravy

Garnish with shallow fried paneer serve hot with chapatiGarnish with shallow fried paneer serve hot with chapati

Simple palak paneer is readySimple palak paneer is ready

Spinach cottage cheese currySpinach cottage cheese curry


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