Palak Paneer

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Time23 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves3

Palak Paneer is a vibrant and visually appealing dish that just satiates the hunger pangs instantly. The two flavours are made for each other and complement so beautifully, that it is hard to resist a bite of it when served. By making this Palak Paneer at home, you can now enjoy cottage cheese bits in a warm spinach puree curry which makes for a mouth-watering meal. Popular in North India, Palak P

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre477 Cal477 Cal477 Cal477 Cal
  • 31gProtein
  • 25gFat
  • 31gCarbs
  • 10gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

2 teaspoons

Cumin

Cumin

1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

1.5 teaspoons

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

1 teaspoon

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

2 tablespoons

Fruits & Vegetables

Spinach W/o Roots

Spinach W/o Roots

800 g

Ginger

Ginger

8 g

Onion

Onion

2 units

Tomato

Tomato

1 unit

Dairy

Paneer

Paneer

350 g

Other

Red Chillies

Red Chillies

2 units

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

3 units

Garlic

Garlic

10 g

Water

Water

1 cup

Directions

1Fine chop the onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, and green chili, set aside. Wash the spinach properly. Shred the spinach well.
2Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, whole red chilli and allow it to crackle. Add chopped garlic saute it till golden golden color now add chopped onion and cook till golden brown color.
3Add turmeric powder and cook for a minute. Add chopped ginger well. Add shredded spinach and cook till it gets mashy.
4Add tomato along with powdered spices except garam masala and cook till tomato gets mushy.
5Once the spinach gets cooked remove it from the heat and cool down, make a fine paste of the cooked spinach.
6Take out the spinach puree in the pan add little water along with paneer dices. Allow it to cook till it gets a thick consistency.
7Finish it with garam masala served hot with chapati or paratha.

Health benefits of Palak Paneer:

Palak and Paneer is a delightful combination of vitamins, calcium and protein. Here are some benefits of the dish: The dish is filled with folate, Vitamin A, magnesium, potassium, calcium and Vitamin K. It plays a vital role in heart and muscle function. Vitamins B2 and B12 in paneer help to convert the food into usable energy. The dish is a superfood for weight watchers as it is low in fat and l

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