Palak Paneer Recipe

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Palak Paneer is a very popular Punjabi dish made with paneer and spinach. Delicious and healthy, this is often served as a side dish with roti, naans, chapatis or fried rice.

Palak Paneer
Paneer – 100 gms
Palak (Spinach) – 1 kg
Moong Dal – 1/2 cup, washed
Potato – 1, peeled and chopped
Onion – 1/2 cup, chopped
Green Chillies – 1 to 2 chopped
Cream – 1/4 cup
Garlic – 1/2 cup
Tomatoes – 3
Milk – 1 cup
Butter – 1 tbsp
Cornflour – 1 tbsp, dissolved with 1/4 cup milk
Salt as per taste

1. Cut the paneer into 1/2 inch cubes and keep aside.
2. Mash and boil the palak in 1 cup water with moong dal and potato for 5 minutes after one whistle in pressure cooker.
3. Cool and grind in a mixie.
4. Heat the butter in a pan.
5. Fry the onion.
6. Add the garlic and green chillies to it.
7. Add the grated tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.
8. Add the mashed palak along with the cream and 1 cup milk.
9. Cook for 5 more minutes.
10. Add salt and the paneer pieces.
11. Add the dissolved cornflour with the milk to the paneer.
12. Serve hot with roti or chapati.

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