Palak Paneer

The following recipe was prepared during my International Chefs Dinner. You can read about it and check out the other recipes that were made for the event HERE.

Palak Paneer
shared at the event by John
recipe courtesy of Tarla Dalal

2 cups paneer (cottage cheese), cut into 12 mm. (½”) cubes

10 cups spinach (palak) leaves
¾ cup onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic
12 mm. (½”) piece ginger, grated
2 green chillies, finely chopped
½ tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
¾ cup tomato purée
¼ tsp garam masala
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

Blanch the spinach in a big vessel of boiling water. Drain, wash with cold water and blend in a liquidiser to a smooth purée.

Cut the paneer into small pieces and deep fry in hot oil until golden brown. Remove and drain on absorbent paper. Keep aside.

Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onions till they turn translucent. Add the garlic, ginger, green chillies and turmeric powder and fry again for a little time. Add the tomato purée and fry stirring continuously till the mixture leaves oil. Add the spinach purée, paneer, garam masala, and salt 1 cup of water and bring to boil. Serve hot.

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One Response

  1. This is nice and delicious dish of paneer. Amonth others there are paneer pasanda, paneer bhurji, paneer butter masala, shahi paneer, paneer tikka, chilly paneer. I think the most delicious is paneer butter masala and thats because of the butter, but palak paneer is extremely gud for health.

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