Low Cal Palak Paneer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 bunches spinach, cleaned, shredded
  • 100 gms - paneer made from cows' milk
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger grated
  • 2 green chillies finely crushed
  • 1/4tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/4tsp - sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - wheat flour
  • 3-4 pinches turmeric powder
  • 3-4 pinches cinnamon clove powder
  • 3-4 pinches asafoetida powder
  • 1 pinch garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice to taste

How to Make Low Cal Palak Paneer

  • Wash and drain spinach.
  • Boil in minimal water till soft and bright.
  • Drain, cool, grind with flour, ginger, garlic and chillies.
  • Heat a heavy or non-stick pan, add cumin seeds.
  • When roasted, add asafetida and ground spinach.
  • Add all other ingredients, except paneer and lemon juice.
  • Stir, cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add paneer and lemon juice, stir gently.
  • Simmer further for 2 minutes.
  • Pour into serving dish.
  • Serve hot with wheat flour phulkas, or steamed brown rice.