Palak Paneer is spicy Indian Sabzi. Palak Paneer is making by Palak called spinach (palak) with gravy and with small cubes of paneer. Palak Paneer is beautiful and nutritious without unnecessary fat. You can enjoy Palak paneer with roti, naan, jeera rice.
Ingredients for Palak Paneer
Spinach/Palak(fresh): 1 bunch
Paneer: 200 gms
Leaf/Tej patta: 1 bay
Green Chilies (chopped): 1 or 2
Ginger (roughly chopped): half piece
Onion (finely chopped): 1
Tomato (chopped): 1
Garlic (chopped): 4-5
Cumin seeds: ¾ Tea spoon
Turmeric powder: ¼ Tea spoon
Red Chili powder: ½ Tea spoon
Garam masala powder: ½ Tea spoon
Dry Fenugreek leaves: 1 Tea spoon
Cream: 1 or 2 Table spoon
Ghee: 2 Table spoon
Salt as per taste
Water as per requirement
Method How to Make Palak Paneer
Step-1: Wash palak in water. Boil water in a pan with some salt. Switch off the flame and add the Palak leaves in the hot water. Close with a lid and let the Palak leaves assemble in the water for 2-3 minutes.
Step-2: Drain and immediately add the leaves in a pan or bowl containing ice cold water.
Step-3: Blend the palak with ginger, garlic and green chilies make puree.
Step-4: Take a pan, heat oil, fry cumin , add bay leaves and onions, now add garlic and tomatoes fry them until Tomato become soft.
Step-5: Add T turmeric powder, red chili powder and asafetida. Stir them for few seconds.
Step-6: Add palak puree, some water, Boil for 7 Minutes. Now add salt and garam masala.
Step-7: Add Paneer cubes, cream and stir.Cook for 30 seconds.
Step-8: Add Dry Fenugreek leaves and stir.
Step-9: Decorate with Butter or cream and serve it with jeera rice, roti , naan.
Use Paneer cubes after little fry in oil.