Wednesday, March 23, 2011

palak paneer

1/2 kg  spinach, cleaned, shredded
250 gm  fresh paneer
3 onion paste
3 potato mashed
1 flake garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp. ginger grated
2 green chillies finely crushed
1/4 tsp. cumin seeds
1/2 pinches turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon clove powder
1 pinch garam masala powder
1 tsp pure ghee
1/2 tsp jeera
Salt to tast
2 cup milk
1 tbsp  cream
Wash and drain spinach. Boil in minimal water with ginger, garlic, chillies  till soft and bright.
Drain, cool, grind.
Heat oil in a   nonstick pan, add seeds. When splutter  add  onion paste after 3-4 min add
 ground spinach.add mashed potatoes .Add all other ingredients, except paneer.
 Stir, cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Add paneer and milk and cream, stir gently. Simmer further for 10  minutes.
Pour into serving dish.
now heat ghee in pan  add 1/2 tsp jeera  when splutter remove from fire and pour on the palak paneer or palak nuggets gravy.
Serve hot with wheat flour phulkas, or steamed  rice.
i have cooked palak with paneer and with soya nuggets/chunks both are delicious and nutritious.

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