Palak Paneer With Video

by RenukadeviKumanan

Palak Paneer is a North Indian dish served with roti, chappathi or naan. ‘Palak’ is the term used for spinach. ‘Paneer’ is the term for cottage cheese. So the lip smacking dish is fried paneer pieces simmered in a creamy delicious spinach flavored gravy. This is one of the most famous dishes in North Indian cuisine that tastes delicious as a side dish with a lot many dishes. Even with plain rice the dish tastes delicious. Kids fall in for the greenish gravy. The thick creamy flavored gravy makes a delicious side dish that can be easily prepared at home with minimum ingredients. The only thing required is fresh spinach leaves.

If you have a vegetable garden, pluck fresh spinach leaves, keep paneer cubes in stock and you can go in for the dish. You discover Palak Paneer very popular in the state of Punjab and this is a regular dish there. What makes the dish unique and special is the Base Gravy. Base gravy is prepared before hand using the listed ingredients and blended with paneer cubes and palak mixture. It is the exotic fresh cream that grants the creamy texture to the dish. The dish is a combo of two important ingredients – palak and paneer. Palak is a rich green leafy vegetable full of important nutrients. Paneer cubes are rich in protein and other vital nutrients.

Incorporating Palak Paneer in your menu is a healthy approach that supplies all vital nutrients for your body. Enjoying vegetarian dishes and staying away from all meat and other stuff, is a healthy approach that should be adapted in your family. Healthy living prolongs life and you can enjoy life to the fullest. This is a nutritious, tasty and wholesome dish relished by all age groups, be it kids as well as elders. You can discover a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home. Enjoy the lip smacking favorite with your family.

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Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Palak(Spinach) - 1 Bunch
  • Paneer - 200 g
  • Green chili - 2 Nos
  • Butter - 2 Tbsp
  • Oil - 2 Tsp
  • Fresh cream - 1/4 Cup
  • Clove/Cardamom/Cinnamon(Each) - 1 No. each
  • Salt - 1 Tsp
Base gravy
Course Main Dish
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Palak(Spinach) - 1 Bunch
  • Paneer - 200 g
  • Green chili - 2 Nos
  • Butter - 2 Tbsp
  • Oil - 2 Tsp
  • Fresh cream - 1/4 Cup
  • Clove/Cardamom/Cinnamon(Each) - 1 No. each
  • Salt - 1 Tsp
Base gravy
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Instructions
  1. For preparing base gravy, take a pan, add oil or ghee and add listed ingredients mentioned above. Saute well and allow to cool.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  2. Now grind the mixture to a fine paste. Keep this aside.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  3. Boil water and add palak(spinach), leave for one minute. This is called blanching.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  4. Now remove from the water and strain palak in a bowl.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  5. Now mix the greens with some ice cubes in a bowl. This step is done so that the green color is not reduced.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  6. Now stir in the palak mixture into a mixer grinder and add green chili and grind well. Keep this aside.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  7. Next, take a pan, add oil and butter. Toast paneer cubes and remove from pan and keep aside.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  8. In the same pan, add a clove, a cinnamon and a cardamom seed.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  9. Now add the base gravy paste and cook for a few minutes
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  10. Now add green paste and mix well.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  11. Now add fresh cream. It makes little change in colour. Stir well and add toasted paneer.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  12. Now cook for five minutes and turn off the flame.
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
  13. Now it's ready to serve Palak Paneer
    Palak Paneer With Video – pachakam.com
Recipe Notes

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