Palak (Spinach) Paneer

Heather Parrish Maliakal

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@Sansdawn

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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