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Palak Paneer (Spinach with Cheese)

Palak Paneer (Spinach with Cheese)
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time

30- 35 min

Palak Paneer - A popular intercontinental recipe, purely vegetarian meal of spinach and cheese. A iron and calcium rich meal to fulfill your body nutritional requirement.
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  • Spinach 3 kg
  • Milk 1 liter
  • Lemon juice or vinegar 2-3 tbsp
  • Oil 1/2 cup
  • Chopped garlic 2-3 cloves
  • Crushed red chili 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • All spice powder 1 tsp
  • Cumin seed 1 tsp
  • Green chili 4-5
  • Onion 1
  • Cream 1 cup

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Cooking Directions

  1. Rinse spinach in water 3–4 times to wash it properly.

  2. Finely slice onion and saute’ in hot oil. Do not brown them.

  3. In a separate pan, boil water and boil spinach in it for 3 minutes

  4. Put the boiled spinach in tap water to cool it to preserve its bright green color.

  5. Now combine onion, spinach and green chili and blend/grind them together.

  6. Boil milk and add vinegar or lemon juice to it.

  7. Simmer it till it curdles.

  8. Now hang the curdled milk in a muslin so all the whey properly drains out.

  9. Then cut the cheese into cubes. And if desired, soak them in water to keep them soft. And add cubes at the time of serving.

  10. Heat rest of the oil in a pan and fry garlic and cumin seeds.

  11. Add spinach, red chili and salt and cook on medium heat.

  12. In the end, add cream.

  13. When ready, takeout in a serving bowl and sprinkle all spice powder and cheese.

  14. Serve hot with naan or chapati.

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  1. its tooooooo baddddddd ugh

    on May 8 2013 12:39AM Report Abuse SHAHISTA WAHIDI
  2. ssssooo bbbbaaaaaaaddddd

    on Sep 30 2011 9:30AM Report Abuse HAFSA
  3. Nabanita, all spice in South Asian cooking is referred to a blend of common South Asian spices like peppercorns, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, bay leaves, mace, cumin, black cardamom etc. All spice is called "Garam Masala" in Urdu and Hindi. It is easily available at Indian grocery stores.

    on Sep 13 2011 1:00PM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  4. please elaborate on all spice powder

    on Sep 13 2011 11:03AM Report Abuse NABANITA
  5. i like very much.

    on Aug 13 2011 9:17AM Report Abuse HINA

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