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Punjabi Malai Palak

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Punjabi Malai Palak is a delicious and easy to make side dish for roti, naan or pulao. Spinach is a healthy leafy vegetable rich in nutrients especially fiber, vitamin K, iron, vitamin C and more. It is a healthy addition to any meal.
Punjabi Malai Palak

Palak (Spinach) – 1 1/2 cups, finely chopped
Paneer – 1/2 cup, cubed
Green Chilli – 1, finely chopped
Ginger – 1 inch piece, finely chopped
Fresh Curd – 1 1/2 tblsp
Ghee – 3 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Bengal Gram Dal – 50 gms
Onion – 1, small
Red Chilli Powder – 1/4 tsp
Salt as per taste

1. Combine the dal, spinach, ginger, green chillies and turmeric powder in a pressure cooker.
2. Pour 1 to 1 1/2 cups of water and cook until tender.
3. Switch off the flame and stir gently once the pressure has reduced.
4. Heat ghee in a pan over medium flame.
5. Saute the onions for a minute.
6. Add red chilli powder and cook for 20 seconds.
7. Add the dal mixture and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
8. Add salt as per taste.
9. Beat the curd well and pour into the pan.
10. If the mixture is thick, add some water.
11. Fry the paneer in little ghee and add to the pan.
12. Stir and switch off the flame.
13. Serve with rice, roti or naan.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

1 comment

Deepa GV December 15, 2022 - 5:50 pm

Tasty ,wonderfull, good


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