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Authentic Recipe of Palak Paneer. Yummy Indian Traditional Cottage Cheese Cubes In Spinach Sauce from Punjab.

Preparing authentic Palak Paneer at home is so easy. Read the recipe to make Indian Cottage Cheese Cubes In Spinach Sauce – Palak Paneer.


Things to know about Palak Paneer Recipe

Rich green color, smooth and creamy gravy, and a lip-smacking savory taste; There is no other dish like the Indian Traditional Cottage Cheese Cubes In Spinach Sauce from Punjab – Palak Paneer.

‘Palak’ means spinach, and ‘Paneer’ means cottage cheese. The dish is a savory stew that consists of golden fried cottage cheese in a thick and smooth gravy made of spinach puree. Originating from the North Indian Region, this dish is an authentic Indian preparation.

While traveling in India, you may find several small roadside cafes called ‘Dhabas.’ These places offer the most delicious traditional Indian dishes. Dhabas serves freshly prepared and mouthwatering keywords along with rice and flatbread. One can never imagine if a dish made by blanching spinach could taste so delicious.


Yummy Indian Traditional Cottage Cheese Cubes In Spinach Sauce from Punjab. Authentic Recipe of Palak Paneer.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: पालक पनीर
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

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Servings 4 People
Calories / Serving 167 kcal

Ingredients
 

Spinach Puree

  • 250 grams (8.82 oz) Spinach Roughly chopped
  • 2 pcs Green Chili
  • 2 cloves Garlic Medium
  • 1 inch Fresh Ginger Root Chopped
  • 3 cup Water Hot – for blanching
  • 3 cup Water Cold – for Ice bath
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Gravy

  • 250 grams (8.82 oz) Cottage Cheese Cubes
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 pc Bay Leaf
  • 1 pc Onion Medium, finely chopped
  • 5 cloves Garlic Medium
  • 1 pc Tomato Medium, chopped
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder – Curcuma Powder
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Low-Fat Cream
  • ½ cup Water

Instructions
 

  • The preparation of Indian Traditional Cottage Cheese Cubes In Spinach Sauce from Punjab – Palak Paneer includes making the spinach puree. Take spinach leaves and rinse them well under running water.
  • Heat the water into a pan and bring it to a boil. As soon as it starts bubbling, turn off the heat and add spinach leaves to the hot water. Let the spinach leaves rest in the water for 1 minute.
  • With a tong, take the leaves out and immediately put them in icy cold water for a minute. This process is called blanching and helps in maintaining the green color of spinach.
  • Drain the cold water and add the spinach leaves to the mixer grinder with garlic, ginger, and green chilies. Blend into a smooth puree.
  • Next, add oil to a pan and let it melt on a low flame. Add cumin and wait for it to sputter. Then add the bay leaf and stir for a minute.
  • Add finely chopped onions and sauté them till it becomes transparent. Then add chopped ginger and garlic, and sauté till its raw aroma goes away.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and stir till they become soft and mushy. As soon as the oil starts releasing from the mixture, add chili powder, turmeric powder, and a pinch of asafoetida. Mix it well.
  • Next, add the spinach puree to the mixture along with the water, and stir it again.
  • Lower the heat and let the gravy cook for 6-7 minutes. It will become thick.
  • Add salt, Garam Masala powder, and cottage cheese cubes, and mix everything well. At last, add two tablespoons of cream.
  • Your mouthwatering Palak Paneer is ready. Garnish with butter and serve hot with rice or flatbread.

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Nutrition

Calories: 167kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 10gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 300mgPotassium: 477mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 6086IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 153mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Indian Traditional Cottage Cheese Cubes In Spinach Sauce, Palak Paneer Recipe, पालक पनीर
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Cooking tip for making Palak Paneer

  • Before adding the cottage cheese cubes, you can also fry them slightly in a pan before adding them to the gravy.
  • To prepare the vegan version of this recipe, you can substitute cottage cheese with tofu and skip the cream.
  • While blanching the spinach leaves, make sure that the water is icy cold. This process not only gives a beautiful green color to the dish but also removes harmful microorganisms.
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What to serve with Palak Paneer?

Serve the creamy Palak Paneer with rice or Indian flatbread.


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