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Palak Paneer Gravy Recipe

Palak Paneer Gravy is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 bunches - Spinach
  • 1 bunch - coriander
  • 1 - chopped large Onion
  • 1 cup - cooking Cream
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • salt
  • 2 tsp - Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1 - Green chilli
  • 1/2 kg - paneer/cottage cheese, cut into 1x1 inch cubes
  • 3-4 -Cardamoms or 1 tsp- Cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp - ajwain (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric
  • cooking oil/clarified Butter
  • Cream
  • How to Make Palak Paneer Gravy:

    1. Finely grind the spinach, coriander leaves, cumin, peppercorns, chilli, cardamom, ajwain, turmeric and half the onions with some water.
    2. Place the paneer cubes in room temp water with 1/4 tsp turmeric powder added to it. Keep aside.
    3. In a saucepan, heat 3 tbsp cooking oil/butter, fry the remaining onions well.
    4. Then add the ground mixture 2-3 tbsp at a time, frying well. Add salt and sugar.
    5. Drain the paneer and drop the cubes into the gravy.
    6. Simmer open for 2 mins and then add beaten cream 2 tbsp at a time, gently folding it into the gravy to get a pleasant green colour. Then simmer (open) till desired consistency is reached.
    7. Garnish with cream and serve with steamed rice or piping hot rotis/naan.



     

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