Palak paneer
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Palak paneer

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Time to cook

40 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A popular Indian dishes which is made with smooth spinach sauce and tender paneer cubes.

A popular Indian dishes which is made with smooth spinach sauce and tender paneer cubes.

Ingredients

Spinach

125 gram

Picador Chillies

1 chilli

Fresh Garlic

1 clove

Fresh Ginger

0.5 inch

Pure Cow Ghee

1 tbsp

Cumin Seeds

0.25 tsp

Bay Leaf

0.5 leaf

Onion Raw

0.125 cup

Fresh Garlic

1 clove

Tomatoes

0.125 cup

Turmeric

0.125 tsp

Red Chilli Powder

0.25 tsp

Asafoetida

1 pinch

Water

0.5 cup

Garam Masala

0.25 tsp

Paneer

125 gram

Light Cream

1 tbsp

Kasoori Methi

0.5 tsp

Salt

1 pinch

Light Cream

1 tsp

Fresh Ginger

0.5 inch

Lemon Raw

1 wedge

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Rinse the spinach leaves well and discard tough stems.

2

Boil water with salt and blanch the spinach for 1 minute.

3

Transfer spinach to ice-cold water to retain color.

4

Drain spinach and blend with ginger, garlic, and chilies to make a smooth puree.

Cooking

1

Heat some ghee in a pan.

2

Add cumin seeds (jeera) and bay leaf, let them splutter.

3

Add onions and saute until golden.

4

Add garlic and sauté saute until its raw smell disappears.

5

Add tomatoes and turmeric powder, chili powder, and asafoetida (hing). Sauté until tomatoes soften.

6

Pour in the spinach puree, add water, and simmer for 6-7 minutes.

7

Season with salt and add garam masala.

8

Add paneer cubes and cook briefly.

9

Stir in low-fat cream, garnish, and serve hot.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

4.0

Proteins

Proteins

6.5

Fats

Fats

9.8

Fiber

Fiber

1.1

128

kcal

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