Friday, June 11, 2010

Palak Paneer


2 bunch of Palak (Spinach)

1-2 medium sized Onions (chop in big pieces )
1 small tomato (chop in big pieces )
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp Garam masala powder
4-5 green chilies
1tsp Coriander powder
1/4 tsp besan diluted with water
1/2 tsp Sugar
2-3 tbsp oil
2-3 tbsp of oil for frying paneer
Small slice of Paneer (Cottage Cheese)
Salt to taste

1. Clean palak, cook for 5-7minutes in a vessel with water, covering it with a lid.
2. Roast onion and tomato in non stick pan till light golden brown.
3. Grind onions, tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, chilies to form a consistent paste.
4. Strain off water from palak, and grind it to a fine paste.
5. Take oil in a pan with medium flame, add onion, ginger, and garlic paste and fry it till oil seperates.
6. Add garam masala, coriander powder, salt and sugar (according to your taste), Mix well.
7. Then add palak paste, diluted besan to it along with a little water, and stir as it cooks.
8. Slice panner into small cubes, fry it in another pan to light golden brown color in oil.
9. Then add it to palak. Stir for couple of minutes.
10. Serve hot.

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