Palak Paneer/Spinach Cottage cheese

  • Paneer/cottage cheese: 150 gms
  • Garam Masala : 2tsp ( Recipe Here)  
  • Chilly powder: 1tsp  
  • Onion: 1 small (chopped lengthwise)
  • Salt: to taste
  • Oil: 5tbsp
For grinding:
  • Spinach/Palak: 2 bunches
  • Onion: 1 big
  • Garlic: 4 cloves
  • Cumin: 1/2tsp
  • Water: 1 glass.

For grinding:

Wash spinach 2-3 times & keep aside.(while wash last time add salt soak for 5min & wash)
  • Heat oil (2tbsp) in a pan.
  • Add cumin.
  • Add onion & garlic sauté till onion gets light brown.
  • Add spinach.
  • Keep stirring in between till water evaporates.
Notes: Spinach leaves water so no need to add water.
  • After water evaporates switch off the stove & let it cool.
  • Grind spinach.
  • Add water in between to make fine paste.
Note: Don’t add water at once; add it little by little as per the grinding requirements.
Cut the paneer into small cubes and deep fry in hot oil until light brown on sides.
  • Heat oil (3tbsp) in a pan. If possible use non stick pan.
  • Add onion sauté till light brown.
  • Add grinded spinach paste, stir & close the lid.
  • When it starts boiling add garam masala, chilly powder & salt.
  • Stir in between for 10mins. 
  • Add water. 
  • Adjust seasoning.
  • Add paneer stir & boil it for 2mins.
  • Serve it with Indian breads.
Note: The gravy spills while boiling so close lid & be careful while stirring.

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Deepa G Joshi said...

hey palak paneer looks so delicious..tasty and favorite..

Sara {CaffeIna} said...

Wow! I lived in India for one year and Palak Paneer was my staple food :) I miss having a good one

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