Indian Recipe – Palak paneer
Palak paneer is one of the most popular indian paneer recipe along with paneer butter masala and kadai paneer. palak paneer is basically soft paneer cubes cooked in a smooth spinach curry.
Palak paneer is a traditional dish served in north India. Nowadays this is popular in south India also.
Ingredients of Palak paneer
Paneer (cottage cheese)200 grams
Spinach (900 grams)2 bunches
Garlic chopped8-10 cloves
Cumin seeds1/2 teaspoon
Lemon juice1 tablespoon
Fresh cream4 tablespoons
Method of Palak paneer
Remove the stems and wash spinach thoroughly in running water. Blanch in salted boiling water for two minutes. Refresh in chilled water.
Squeeze out excess water. Grind into a fine paste along with green chillies. Cut the paneer into one inch by one inch by half inch pieces.
Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add garlic and sauté for half a minute.
Add the spinach puree and stir. Check seasoning. Add water if required. When the gravy comes to a boil, add the paneer and mix well.
Stir in lemon juice. Finally add fresh cream. Serve hot.