Palak Muttor Paneer

An simple recipe with simple mild flavours with high health quotient. Goes well with Roti/Chappati/Paratha.

What You Need :

  • Spinach 1 bunch
  • Cottage Cheese Cubes/Panner 250 grams
  • Green Peas 1 cup
  • Tomatoes Chopped finely 4
  • Green Chili 1
  • Red Chili 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
  • Salt To Taste
  • Sugar To Taste
  • 10 cashew nuts soaked in warm milk and ground to fine paste
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Garam Masala:1 tsp
  • Whole Spices : 2 bay leaf + 3 cloves + 2 green cardamom + 1 cinnamon stick

Steps To Make:

  • Fry paneer cubes for this recipe till golden brown. Keep aside.
  • Wash spinach 3 to 4 times to remove all dirt particles.
  • Add 1/3 cup of water and boil in pressure cooker for 1 whistle.
  • As your pressure cooker drops pressure, grind tomatoes to a smooth paste.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Now add spinach and blend to a not so smooth paste. It should have some leafy texture left.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Blend your cashew and milk together.
  • Now les make the gravy.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Add all the dry whole spices.
  • Add green chilies and tomato puree. Cover and cook on high . Make sure you cover th kadai while cooking else tomato puree will start dancing and spoil your entire gas stove.
  • Add red chili powder, turmeric powder and cumin powder.
  • Once your tomato is well cooked and you smell a nice aroma, add green peas and cook for 5 to 6 minutes
  • Next add in the spinach puree
  • Cook for 2 to 3 minutes till spinach and tomato blend well.
  • Add the cashew paste and cook for few more minutes.
  • Add spinach paste, paneer cubes and half cup of water.
  • Finally , take out a nice serving bowl, put your spinach gravy.
  • Place the fried paneer cubes .