Recipe- Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer

Spinach/ Palak 3 bunch
Paneer 100 gm
Tomato 1 medium
Onion 1 medium
Green Chili 2 medium
Ghee 1 tbsp
Jeera 1 tsp
Coriander seeds 1 tsp
Hing /Asafoetida 1 pinch
Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tsp
Red Chili 1 tsp (or as per your taste buds)
Salt 1 tsp (or according to taste)

Soak washed and clean palak in big bowl filled with water for half an hour, so that all dirt (if letft) sits down in the bottom of bowl.
Boil 3-4 cups of water (with 1 tsp salt) in a deep pan and add washed palak to it.
Cover the pan and leave for 10 minutes on low flame.
Switch off the flame and remove palak in another bowl.
When palak is cooled enough grind it with green chili in mixer jar, set aside.
Take 1 tbsp ghee in a pan and heat on high flame.
When ghee is hot enough add jeera and let it cracker.

Now add hing, coriander seeds and fry.
Add finely chopper onion and fry untill pink in color.
Add Ginger garlic paste and fry.
Add roughly chopper tomato and fry untill soft.
Add red chilli powder and palak puree fry fow few minutes.
Reduce the flame to low and cover the pan for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile cut the paneer in to approx 1 inch pc.
Heat a non stick tawa on medium flame.
Roast paneer (without using any oil or ghee) on all sides.
When done remove in a bowl.
Now check the palak if done switch off the gas and mix with roasted paneer. 
Serve hot with naan, chapati or rice.

If you do not eat onion garlic, omit it from recipe.

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Author: Vibhuti Jain

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