Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Palak Paneer

Hi For the day 3 of Blogging Marathon#15, I chose to cook a simple dinner Thali. Dinner generally is chapathi with one or two side dishes and today in addition to the regular dishes, made Aamras(Sweetened Mango Puree) since mango season is in and I wanted something sweet too:-) This Thali consists of Chapathi,Quick Moong Subzi,
Aamras
PALAK PANEER
Recipe source"US Masala
Palak(spinach) 3 bunches
Paneer 100 gms
 Onion 2
 Tomato 2
 Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste 1tsp
Chilli powder 2 tsp
Coriander powder 1tsp
 Cumin powder 1 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Milk 2 tbsp
Kasuri methi 2 tsp
Oil 2 tsp
Salt to taste
 PREPARATION
 Dice the onions and tomato finely
 Blanch the palak leaves in hot water, drain and grind it coarsely
 Heat a pan with oil. Add the cumin seeds and when it sizzles add the cut onions and saute till it becomes transparent
Now add the ginger garlic paste and saute for 2 more minutes. Add the cut tomatoes and mix well. Now sprinkle coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder on this.
Mix well and continue to cook till it starts to become mushy.Add little water and let it cook for 3 minutes.
 Now add the pureed palak ,paneer and the milk to this and mix well and cook for 5 minutes Sprinkle the garam masala and kasuri methi. Mix well. Continue to cook for 5 more minutes. Switch off the fire and serve hot with chapathi
Linking this to Thali Mela by Srivalli
Check out the other marathoners at BM#15