Healthy Palak Paneer Recipe

Are you a lover of paneer ? If yes here is a simple and a healthy recipe for you . We are always advised to include green vegetables in our daily diet and palak is a green vegetable so lets involve palak in our diet by making Palak Paneer for the lunch.

Palak Paneer
Palak Paneer

Here is a simple recipe for those who really want to have this yummy dish in their lunch :

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 kg spinach
  • 250 gms of cheese
  • Some Dill leaves
  • Corn Flour
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 3 to 4 bay leaf
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 2 onions
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 7-8 garlic cloves
  • 2 green chilli
  • Pinch of sugar granules
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 3/4 tsp garam masala
  • 3/4 tsp amchur
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp fresh cream

Procedure to make Palak Paneer

  • Wash the leaves of Palak thoroughly.
  • Take some water in a vessel
  • Let it boil
  • Drop the Palak(spinach) leaves and dill leaves in it
  • Drain off the water
  • Let it be cooked for some time
  • Immerse the leaves immediately in cold water
  • Blend the spinach in a blender and make a smooth paste.
  • Cut the cheese into pieces
  • Toss it over the corn flour
  • Add some oil to a vessel
  • Let it be hot
  • Drop the cheese pieces into it
  • Fry it until it becomes slightly yellow.
  • Keep them aside in a bowl
  • Add some oil to a vessel
  • Let it be hot
  • Add cumin seed and bay leaves
  • Cook for 30 sec
  • Add the chopped onion to it
  • Cook it for the time the onion develops a golden colour
  • Add the chopped tomato and let it cook for 5-6 minute on simmer.
  • Add the Palak paste along with spices like turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala and amchur powder
  • Add some granules of sugar to it
  • Let it cook further for another 5 minute.
  • Add the fried pieces of cheese to it .
  • Cook for 3 minute.
  • Garnish with fresh cream.
  • Serve hot with chapatis


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