Sunday, 29 March 2015

Food Recipes of Palak paneer

Cottage cheese cubes in pureed spinach curry

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

Recipe Ingredients:

500g Spinach

200g paneer (cottage cheese)

2tbsp tomato puree

½ tsp cumin seeds

4 cloves garlic, chopped

1tbsp ghee

3-4 green chilies

1tsp lemon juice

1tbsp cream for garnish

Salt to taste

½ tsp garam masala

Recipe Method:

Cut the paneer into 1" cubes. Remove Food Recipes the stems of the spinach leaves. Wash well in plenty of boiling water. Blanch the spinach in plenty of boiling water for 2 minutes. Remove and refresh in cold water. Drain and puree with green chilies.

Heat the ghee and add the cumin seeds. When the cumin seeds splutter, add the chopped garlic.

When the garlic turns pink, add the tomato puree and cook till the oil separates from the tomato puree. Add the spinach puree, salt, 1 cup water and the paneer cubes. Bring to a boil and lower the heat. Allow the curry to simmer for 4-5 minutes.

Add the lemon juice and remove from fire. Sprinkle the garam masala. Garnish with cream to serve.

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