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Monday, 1 August 2016

Palak Paneer: How to make Palak Paneer Recipe


India 01 August 2016:  Palak Paneer is one of the most popular paneer dishes made in India. It originated from the Punjab region of the Indian Subcontinent. Palak paneer is very nutritious and quick and easy to make. Panner in English it is called cottage cheese

Palak Paneer: How to make Palak Paneer Recipe
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Palak paneer is cooked using spinach and fresh paneer (cottage cheese).It goes well with naan, roti or even with any flavored rice like plain basmati rice or jeera rice.

This combination of spinach and paneer is not only highly nutritious, but is a splendid blend of taste, texture and flavour. The paneer in this recipe has been fried to add some extra flavour. You can however add the paneer pieces without frying if required.

There are so many ways you can make Palak paneer. This recipe of palak paneer which I am sharing is an easy and healthy one which I finally arrived at after trying so many other recipes.

Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients :

2 large bunches of Palak
200 grams Paneer
3 Green chillies
8-10 cloves Garlic
1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
3 tablespoons Oil
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
4 tablespoons Fresh cream
Salt as per taste

Method :

Wash palak under running water.
Blanch palak in boiling salt water for 2 minutes
Refresh in cold water
Cut green chillies
Now grind the palak and green chillies in a grinder to make a fine paste
Chop the paneer into small cubes and fry them until they turn golden
Heat oil in a pan
Add cumin seeds
Add chopped garlic and saute for 30 seconds
Add the ground palak paste
Add salt as per taste and bring to boil
Now add the fried paneer and mix well
Stir in some lemon juice and add fresh cream and serve

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