Friday, June 4, 2010

PALAK PANEER

Today I made one of my favourite dish that is Palak Paneer.It came out really well. It got over in few minutes Thank God I was having camera ready in my hand before I served to everyone so I can take a picture for all of you.


Palak Paneer

Preparation time: 30-35 minutes (Approximately)

Cooking time: 20 minutes (Approximately)

Serving: 6 persons

Ingredients

Spinach (Palak) -2 bunches or ½ kg.

Cottage Cheese ( paneer)-200 grams (you can use 150 grams of paneer, I put more because everyone like more paneer at my home)

Onion-2 (Finely chopped or paste)

Ginger garlic paste-2 tsp

Gram Masala-1 tsp

Cumin (Jeera) powder-1tsp

Green chillies-3-4 (finely chopped)

Unsalted butter-4 tabs

Bay leaf-1

Oil-2 tabs

Salt-to taste

Sugar-1 tsp

For Garnishing

Fresh cream-1 tabs

Method

• Wash the spinach and cut it.

• Boil water in wide mouth pan.

• Once water is boiling add chopped spinach and cover it with lid doesn’t boil it.

• Switch off the gas immediately after you put spinach.

• Allow it to cool down.

• Then grind spinach with sugar in grinder.

• Now heat a pan and add oil in this.

• Fry cottage cheese cube in this till it turn to pink colour. Do not burn the cottage cheese.

• Put the fry cottage cheese in hot water for 5 minutes then drain the water.

• Now in same pan add butter and then put chopped or paste onion along with bay leaf.

• Once onion turn to golden brown colour add ginger garlic paste in this.

• Add chopped chillies, cumin powder and gram masala and fry till masala leaves butter from it.

• Then add spinach paste along with salt and bring it boil.

• Once it starts boiling and getting thick add fried cottage cheese in this.

• Cover it with lid and cook in medium heat.

• Once the gravy is thick enough then remove it from flame and garnish it with cream

• Serve hot with roti, parathas or Nan.

11 comments:

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love it anytime. A delicious looks pic :)

Bo said...

I know this is good!!! I love all paneer dishes.

Kiran said...

Palak paneer looks delicious.Nice step by step presentation.

divya said...

looks colorful & yummy .....

Priya said...

Tempting and irresistible palak paneer, looks yumm!

Rachana Kothari said...

A mouthwatering paneer curry!

Swathi said...

Palak paneer looks really yummy.

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Subhasini
How are you?
You have done a great job on this great traditional dish. Will try your way soon.
Have a nice day

Priti said...

Looks absolute delish.....love the pic

Parita said...

Palak paneer looks delicious!

Suja Sugathan said...

Delicious Palak paneer..lovely pic.