Palak Paneer

  • 2 tsp Cumin Coriander powder
  • 2 bunch Fresh Spinach
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 3 small Onions
  • 250 grams Paneer
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilly powder
  • 2 small Tomatoes

Directions of Palak Paneer

1. Wash spinach thoroughly.`

2. In a pressure cooker, add spinach & tomato. Add a cup of water & pressure cook it for 5 mins.

3. If using frozen Paneer, defrost it. And then, cut into small rectangular (1’ x ½’) cubes.

4. Shallow Fry these paneer cubes & drop them in a bowl of cold water as soon as you take out from the oil after frying. This step helps remove the excess oil & keeps the paneer cubes soft.

5. Take only 2 tsp of the oil from the oil used for frying & store or discard the rest.

6. Finely chop onion & Tomatoes.

7. In a pan, heat the oil & then add chopped Onions.

8. Fry them till light brown, and then add chopped tomatoes, ginger – garlic paste & Cumin – Coriander powder & Red chilly powder.

9. Once the pressure cooker cools down, open & blend the mixture.

10. Add the mixture to the pan.

11. Now add the fried Paneer cubes.

12. Mix well & let cook covered for 5 mins.

13. Serve hot with rice or Chapati or Roti.

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