Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer


Serving size:4

1 cup spinach

½ cup fresh methi leaves

2 garlic cloves crushed

2 shallots crushed

1tsp ginger garlic paste

1tsp salt

1tsp gram masala

1 dried chilli

In a pan add 1tbsp ghee and fry the above mentioned ingredients till the spinach and methi leaves are tender with 1 cup warm water. Once cooled grind into a smooth paste and keep aside.

1cup home-made paneer (lightly fried with 2tbsp ghee)

1 large onion thinly sliced

3tbsp crushed tomatoes

1tsp cumin seeds

1tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp coriander powder
½ tsp chilly powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
1tsp gram masala powder

10 cashew nuts( lightly fried in ghee and grinded to paste with 2tbsp warm water)

½ cup fresh cream or hot milk

Preparation Methods

Heat little oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add chopped onion and sauté them till transparent. Add all the spice powders and fry until the raw smell disappears. Now stir in pureed spinach mixture and cashew paste .Add little water if needed and simmer for 5 minutes. Now add the fried paneer cubes and allow them to mix well in the gravy. Finally stir in the fresh cream and adjust the level of salt. Once it starts to thicken remove from flame and serve hot with coriander leaves.