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Mast Palak Paneer Recipe

Mast Palak Paneer is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 bunch fresh Spinach
  • 100 gms Paneer from skimmed Milk or Tofu
  • 1 tbsp grated Paneer for garnishing
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 1 flake Garlic
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 pinches Asafoetida powder
  • 1 tsp Wheat flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • How to Make Mast Palak Paneer:

    1. Blanch spinach in very little water. Cool in a large plate.
    2. Put into mixer with chilli, garlic, ginger and flour.
    3. Run till spinach is coarsely chopped.
    4. Keep aside till required or refrigerate.
    5. Heat a non-stick pan and add paneer.
    6. Stir for a minute.
    7. Add onion, stir and cook for a minute.
    8. Add ground paste and cook till it comes to a boil.
    9. Add all other ingredients, cover and simmer.
    10. When gravy is thick and excess water has evaporated, take off fire.
    11. Pour into serving dish and garnish with grated paneer.


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