Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Palak Paneer

Serving – 2

Ingredients:
Palak ( spinach ), blanched , paste – 1 / 2 cup
Paneer ( cottage cheese) , cut into square – 3 to 4 pieces
Curd , whisked – 2 Tablespoons
Cream  - 1 / 4 Cup
Garlic paste – 2 Teaspoons
Green chilli , chopped – 3
Salt to taste
Garam masala – 1 Teaspoon
Red chilli powder – 1 / 2 Teaspoon
Lemon juice – 1 Tablespoon

Method:
Heat oil in kadai , add garlic paste , green chill ,sauté . add palak paste ,salt , red chilli powder ,garam masala , mix well . Add curd, cream and cook for 2 to 3 minutes .switch off the flame ,add lemon juice , mix well .
Heat grill pan ,put paneer pieces . apply some butter ,  sprinkle salt , red chilli powder and grill for 1 / 2 minute or paneer gets grill mark .
Take serving plate , pour palak gravy , arrange grilled paneer over gravy , serve hot with paratha or nan .

Tip : Do not grill paneer more than ½ minute otherwise paneer gets hard.

 I make palak paneer without onion and tomato, you can add onions paste and tomato paste .

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