PALAK PANEER

Palak paneer is a popular North Indian curry made of Spinach puree and diced paneer.. thickly coated into it.
This restaurant style spicy Punjabi palak paneer recipe can be prepared in aromatic ghee too, and for bringing the rich and creamy texture, I added Yogurt (dahi) and Fresh Milk Cream.


Ingredients:
1 bunch of Spinach(palak) washed and finely chopped
1 Big Onion, finely chopped
1 Tomato ( optional)
Diced paneer cubed 1 Cup
3 green chillies, crushed
5 to 6 garlic pods,and crushed ginger
Dry fenugreek seeds ( kasoori methi) 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Tsp of lemon juice
Fresh cream 2 Tbsps
1 Tbsp Curd
Salt as needed
Water for required consistency
1 1/2 Tbsps of oil and butter.

Wash,clean and  strain the chopped spinach in a strainer.
Boil Spinach in water for 2 minutes with a pinch of salt..remove excess water.
Transfer spinach to a jar,grind well to fine paste by adding, tomato,green chillies..add water if needed.
Shallow fry the paneer cubes to light brown with little oil on a medium heat pan.
On a medium heat pan,add oil±butter,cumin seeds, Ginger garlic and onions.. Saute till tender.Add spinach puree and salt..cook for 2 to 3 minutes..
To this add paneer cubes, kasoori methi and lemon juice.. cook for another few minutes.
Turn off heat,add fresh cream and curd..mix well..
Ready to serve with flatbreads.

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