Monday, March 9, 2009

Palak Paneer (spinach paneer)

1/2 kg Spinach
2 Bay leaves
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1/2 tsp Green chilli paste
100 gms Paneer cubes
2 Onions
4 tbsp Butter
1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
Salt to taste
oil as required

Wash and boil spinach in pressure cooker for 10 min without whistle.let it cool for a while and grind it along with ginger garlic and green chillie paste. Keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan and fry panneer cubes till it becomes light brown. Keep it aside.

Now heat butter in a pan and fry bay leaf,cumin seeds and chopped onions for 5 min on medium heat.

Add salt, black pepper powder, garam masala. Stir for another 5 min on high flame.

Add paneer and cooked spinach and close the lid.keep it on low flame for 10 min.

Serve hot with chapathi or rice.