Palak Paneer

 

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Palak Paneer

VERY IMPORTANT: No need to add Salt, Red chilli, Ginger, Garlic or anything else apart from the ingredients given below.  Increase all quantities proportionally for serving more than 5 persons. Follow instructions given below as it is for best results.

Ingredients Required for 5 persons

Spinach / Palak 600 Gms / 1.5 Oz
Cooking Oil 6 Tablespoons / 90 Ml
Paneer / Cottage Cheese – Cut into Small Cubes 300 Gms / 10.5 Oz
Cream 100 Gms / 3.50 Oz
Onions – Diced Very Finely 2 Medium / 175 Gms / 6.20 Oz
Ustad Banne Nawab’s Hyderabadi Palak Paneer Masala One Packet

STEPS OF COOKING:

  1. Wash thoroughly and dice the Spinach / Palak finely and grind it in a grinder / blender with 50 ml / Half  tea cup water into a fine paste and keep aside.
  2. Take 50 ml / Half teacup water, mix entire Palak Paneer Masala thoroughly into a fine paste and keep aside
  3. Heat 6 Tablespoons Oil in a Pan / Skillet and fry, finely diced onions till they start changing color, stirring continuously.
  4. Add Spinach paste and stirring continuously, cook till the Spinach paste is thoroughly cooked and raw smell of spinach goes away (10 to 15 minutes).
  5. Add Palak Paneer Masala paste, mix thoroughly and cook for another 5 to 7 minutes, stirring continuously.
  6. Add Paneer cubes and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring continuously making sure the paneer cubes don’t break or disintegrate.
  7. Add 50 ml / Half teacup water, mix thoroughly and cook for another 5 to 7 minutes stirring continuously.
  8. Add cream, mix thoroughly and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes till gravy becomes thickish. Close stove and serve with Tandoori Roti / Rumali Roti / Nan / Chapati / Paratha.