Palak Paneer Recipie
Spinach – A Bundle abt 500 gms
Paneer- 200 to 300 Gms Cut into dices
Mustard or refined oil – 3-4 tbsp
Cumin seeds ( jeera) – 1/4 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tbsp
Tomato sliced -1
Onion – 1 cut or paste into shreds
Green Chillies -2
Garlic- paste of 2 or 3
kasuri Methi – 1/2 tbsp
Dry Red Chilli- 3
Salt – to taste
Dry mango powder (amchur)- 1/2 tbsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp
Red Chilli powder – 1/2 tbsp
Garam Masala – 1/4 tbsp
Fresh Cream or Ghee – 4 tbsp ( Can add if desired)
Remove spinach leaves from stem and wash the leaves in a bucket or bowl then ,Take 2 glasses of water and some salt in the pressure cooker and boil it till 3 whistles then take the spinach out and cool it for some time after that put the leaves in the mixer and make it into a smooth paste .
After this in a kadhai put some oil and fry the paneer cubes after cutting them into dices, take them out on a plate and let the oil be in kadhai now put some dried red chilli , cumin seeds, kasuri methi and let the jeera crackle ,now add garlic and onion paste and saute well.
Now add sliced tomato and let it cook for 5-6 minute on medium heat, along with spices like turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala and dry mango powder, let it cook further for another 5 minutes. after this add the spinach paste into this and stir well. Now after 2 minutes of cooking add the fried pieces of paneer and mix it well, if needed put some salt if required because spinach alredy contains salt when it was boiled. let it Cook covered on low heat for 4-5 minute.
Take it out in a serving bowl and garnish with fresh cream or ghee. To add more flavor you can add some drops of lemon juice.