Palak (Spinach) Paneer

Heather Parrish Maliakal

By
@Sansdawn

A creamy spinach and paneer (indian home made cheese) dish, often served at indian restaurants.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

10 oz
package chopped frozen spinach
1/3 lb
fried paneer
2 medium
tomatoes pureed
1 tsp
ginger chopped
1 tsp
coriander powder
1/2 tsp
tuermeric
1/2 tsp
red chili powder
1 Tbsp
oil
1/2 tsp
cumin seeds
1 pinch
asafetida
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
whole wheat flour
1/3 c
cream

Step-By-Step

1If using frozen spinach, thaw and blend just enough to get a creamy texture, but without allowing it to become pasty.
2Blend tomatoes and ginger to make a puree.
3Mix coriander, turmeric and red chili with tomato puree and set aside.
4Mix whole wheat flour with cream and set aside.
5Heat oil to hot but not smoking.
6Add cumin and asafetida to oil, allow to crack.
7Add tomato puree and let cook until it reduces by half.
8Add spinach and cook, covered, over med-low heat for 10 minutes.
9Add cream mixture and paneer, let this cook another 4-5 minutes.
10Transfer to serving dish and enjoy with naan or rice.