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Palak Paneer
(पालक पनीर)

Contributed By:
Anita Shrivastava
Anita Shrivastava, Patna


Paneer - 500 gm (cut in 1" cubes)
Palak Saag (spinach) - 500 gm
Tomato - 100 gm (chopped)
Onion - 100 gm (chopped)
Jeera Powder - 1 tsp
Haldi - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Ginger Paste 1 tsp
Cheese - 20 gm (grated)
Butter - 10 gm
Pure Desi Ghee - 100 gm
Salt to Taste

Method of Preparation

1. Clean, wash and chop palak saag.

2. Cook in pressure cooker with 1/2 tsp salt and grind to a fine paste.

3. Heat ghee in a Kedahi and fry paneer to pink colour. Keep aside.

4. Add onion and jeera in the ghee remaining in the Kedahi. Fry.

5. Add ginger-garlic paste and tomato. Fry.

6. Add haldi powder and palak. Mix well and stir for a while.

7. Add paneer and salt, and cook with 1 cup of water.

8. Add garam masala powder and garnish with butter and grated cheese.

9. Serve with naan or rice.

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