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Hyderabadi Palak Paneer Recipe

Hyderabadi Palak Paneer is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Wednesday, 22 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 kg - paneer, cut into small cubes
  • Palak washed and boiled and then blended into a smooth paste
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 bunch - Mint
  • 5 - Green chillies
  • 2 tsp - Ginger Garlic paste
  • 2 Tomato
  • 3 tsp - Cream
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 5 tsp - oil
  • How to Make Hyderabadi Palak Paneer:

    1. First, deep fry paneer.
    2. Remove onto a plate and drop it in cold water and keep aside.
    3. Blend onions and mint leaves; blend tomatoes and green chillies separately.
    4. Heat oil in a kadai, add blended pastes, fry till the colour changes.
    5. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 min.
    6. Add tomato paste and fry for 5 min on a low flame.
    7. Now add paneer pieces (preserve the water in which paneer was soaked) and fry.
    8. Then add palak paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt and the water in which paneer was soaked.
    9. Finally add coriander leaves.
    10. Add green food colour if required, mix well and let it cook covered for 10 min on low flame till the gravy becomes thick.
    11. Add cream before removing from the heat.
    12. Serve with jeera rice or naan.


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