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Palak(spinach)-2 large bunches

Paneer(cottage cheese)cubes-200gm

Onions-1 big cut finely
Tomato-1,cut finely
Salt-to taste
Zeera-1/2tsp
Ginger garlic paste-1/2tsp
Chilli powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala powder-a pinch


Heat water in a pot and immerse the palak leaves and let it boil for 2 mins and strain.Do not close lid as this will make the fresh green colour go dark.

Cool and make a paste using a blender.Do not add water.

In a pan heat 4tbsp oil and fry the paneer cubes until light brown.Immerse the cubes into a bowl of warm salted water.Let it sit.
This makes the paneer soft and lets the salt seep into the paneer.
In the remaining oil in pan,add zeera and fry the onions until brown.
Add ginger garlic paste and fry.Add salt,chilli powder and garam masala and tomato.
Fry well until oil separates.
Add palak paste and fry fr 3 mins.
Add the paneer and fry well.
Serve hot garnished with fresh cream and tomato pieces.

Goes really well with  nan,roti,poori or kulcha.


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5 comments:

    Zameer said...

    great taste...

  1. ... on January 25, 2010 at 9:28 AM  
  2. Zameer said...

    wow wonderfull

  3. ... on January 25, 2010 at 9:28 AM  
  4. Zameer said...

    good

  5. ... on January 25, 2010 at 9:29 AM  
  6. Ishrath said...

    Wow Anju My mouth is Watering.. Inshallah i am going to try this dish tomorrow

  7. ... on February 3, 2010 at 8:48 AM  
  8. Ishrath said...

    Dear Anju ..I made Palak Paneertoday for Lunch .It Taste Yummy . Thank you for Posting such good recipies for us to try . The next recipe i am trying this friday is Hyderabadi Kachi dum ki Biryani ..

  9. ... on February 4, 2010 at 12:46 AM  
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