Monday, June 27, 2011

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is one of my favourite. Its so simple to make and it makes a great pair with chapathi's or even plain rice.

Palak Paneer


Serves 2 Adults.

Palak - 1 bunch (2 cup's chopped)
Onion - 1
Tomatoes - 2 (or) Tomato Puree - 1/2 cup
Ginger-Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Green Chilli's - 2
Corriander powder - 1tsp
Cumin Powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala - 1 tsp
Cashews - 4
Paneer - 100 gms
Oil - 1 tsp +  1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeera - 1/4 tsp

Easy Palak Paneer


In a Pan, Add 1 tsp oil, heat it add 2 green chilli's and washed chopped palak leaves and saute it, till palak shrinks. cool it down. Grind it along cashews with little water.

Boil 1 cup of water with 2 tomatoes for 5 mins. or microwave at very high for 5 mins. when the tomatoes peel off their skin, remove the skin and grind the tomatoes alone to get tomato puree.

Heat a Pan, add 1 tsp oil, add cumin seeds and roast it, add ginger garlic paste and saute it. now add finely chopped onion and fry it till it turns translucent.

Add Salt to taste, Corriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala and mix well with the onions. Add the tomato puree and let it boil for 2 minutes. Then Add Palak Puree and let it boil. add little water to get desired consistency.

Add Paneer Cube's to the Palak in the Pan, let it boil for few minutes and serve Hot.

Serve with Chapathi's, Roti's or with Rice.
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