Palak Paneer

Here is the step by step recipe for palak paneer.
Adapted from Sanjeev Kapoor                                        
Spinach- 1 large bunch
Paneer- 3/4 of 1 kg pack
Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
Onion-1 big finely chopped
Tomato-1 big finely chopped
Garlic- 3 cloves chopped fine
Cream- 1/2 cup
Oil/butter- 2 tbsp
Green chillies-3-4
Turmeric Powder-A pinch
Coriander/Dhania Powder-1 tsp
Kasoori methi- 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice-1 tbsp
Salt to taste


1.Remove stems, wash spinach thoroughly in running water.
2.Blanch in salted boiling water for two minutes. Refresh in chilled water. 
3. Squeeze out excess water.
4.Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chilies.
5.Grind spinach into a fine paste along with green chilies.
6.Dice paneer into one inch by one inch pieces.
7.Peel, wash and chop garlic.
8. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. When they begin to change color, add chopped garlic and saute for half a minute. Add chopped onions and tomato. 
Fry for 2-3 mins till translucent.

9.Add the spinach puree and stir.Add the dry masalas and check seasoning.Add water if required.
10.When the gravy comes to a boil, add the paneer and mix well. Add fresh cream.


11.Finally add a dash of lemon juice and serve hot with phulkas.


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