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.

14 comments:

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  2. This, togetrher with all of the receipes I have read on this blog, sounds delicious. I must try some of them.

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  3. Palak paneer looks so gorgeous and mouth-watering Varsha! Nice pic.

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  4. thanks uma ,yasmeen and tony.lavanya i just collected the award .thank you so much.

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  5. Happy Ugadi to you and your family Varsha!

    Yes Varsha, I am from Nellore. Sorry for the late answer for your question. The problem was, I couldn't access your blog through your profile. Please add your blog name in your profile. :) Thank you!

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  6. Thanks Varsha! They are doing fine! How are you all?

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  7. hey vat happened.you are not posting any new dishes??

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  9. This sounds so comforting! I've never had panneer before, I've learnt a new fantastic looking dish with spinach now,it's my favorite winter vegetable.

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  11. This is my favorite dish too.Looks so tempting!

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  12. oh wow! this looks really healthy! Thanks for sharing. This is new to me too. I think i'll try this out now since i have almost all the ingredients here with me now.

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