Palak (Spinach) Paneer

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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

How to Make Palak (Spinach) Paneer

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.

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