Punjabi Palak Paneer Recipe

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One of the most famous north Indian dish is Palak Paneer. Punjabi Palak paneer recipe is basically an Indian dish loved across its length and breadth of the country. It is made from spinach puree, chunks of paneer, and of course Indian spices to add flavors. You can serve it with tandoori rotis, naan or steamed rice. When you think of a punjabi recipe, you have a plenty of choices from Vegan recipes like Punjabi Aloo Methi Recipe, Punjabi Chole Recipe to Non Vegan recipes like Punjabi Egg Curry Recipe and many more. 
Let’s get started with how to make Punjabi palak paneer recipe.

    55 Mins
    Chef Meghna
    2-3 People


200 gm Spinach (Palak)
100 gm Coriander leaves 
1/2 Lemon
2 Green chillies
2 Spoon Oil
1/2 tsp Jeera (Cumin Seeds)
3-4 cloves Garlic
1 Large Onion Puree
1 tsp Garam Masala (optional)
100 gm Paneer - cut in cubes
2 spoon Cooking Cream


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Take 200 gm Fresh Palak leaves
Blanch Palak leaves by first placing it in Boiling Water for 5-6 seconds 
And then shifting this Palak leaves into a bowl of ice-cold water.
#MeghnasMagicTip : This will stop the cooking process.
Once Palak leaves cool down
squeeze the water out & place the leaves in a mixer grinder.
Avoid taking water into mixie.
Add Coriander leaves in the mixer for churning.
#MeghnasMagicTip : Add 1/2 Lemon water to ensure leaves don't turn black
Add 2 green chilies. 
You may add less or more chilies depending upon your taste.
Churn the mixer till you get a puree.
Heat the pan at medium flame.
Add 2 spoon oil in the pan.
Add 1/2 tsp Jeera (Cumin Seeds)
Add finely chopped 3-4 cloves of garlic
Let it get a little brown.
Add 1 Onion Puree (Puree to be made from 1 Onion)
Add salt per taste
Let it cook for till Onions get brown.
Add 1 tsp Garam Masala (Optional)
Now add the Palak Puree we had prepared earlier
Add 2 tbs water.
Cover the pan with a lid
Let it cook for 5 minutes.
Add 100 gm Paneer (cut in cubes)
Mix it well.
Cook it for 2 minutes.
Add 1 spoon of cooking cream, will give richness to the gravy.
Your Punjabi Palak Paneer is ready.
Serve it in a serving bowl.
Topple with 1 spoon of cooking cream and
some shredded Paneer.

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