Saturday, November 3, 2012

Palak Paneer



Serves : 4 people.
Ingredients:
2 big bunch of Palak.
150 gms paneer
2 tomatoes
1 small piece ginger.
1 onion
2-3 cloves of garlic
1 tbsp of khus khus
3-4 pcs of Kaju.
1 big tbsp whole dhana
1 tbsp whole jeera
1 green chilly
1/2 garam masala or pav bhaji masala.
2 tbsp ghee
Salt as per taste.
1 tbsp sugar

Method:
Clean the Palak and cut off the stem. Take some water in a vessel and heat it. When the water starts to boil, add palak into it and let it boil for 5 mins.
Take a strainer and drain the water. Dispose the water and keep the palak to cool. After it cools churn it in a mixer and keep it aside in a seperate vessel.
Now take khus khus, garlic, kaju,dhana, jeera,chilly,onion(cut in small pieces) along with a little water in a mixer and make a paste out of it.
Boil the tomato till its skin starts becoming loose. Then peel off its skin and put it in a mixer and make gravy out of it.
Cut the paneer into small pieces.
Take a big vessel or kadhai and add 2 tbsp ghee to it. After it starts simmering add the tomato gravy in it. Let it heat for 2-3 mins and then add the Khus khus, kaju,dhana etc paste in it.
Mix it for 2-3 mins.
Add sugar, salt as per taste and also the garam masla or pav bhaji masala. and 1/2 cup of water.
Now add Palak gravy and mix it well and stop the gas 2 mins so as to keep the green colour of the palak intact.
Now add the pieces of Paneer to it!
Congratulations!
Your Palak Paneer Vegetable is ready!