Thursday, December 31, 2009

Palak Paneer

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.....
Delicious dish of Spinach with paneer....
Cube of cottage cheese simmered in a rich spinach gravy. A perfect dish for Sunday lunch when everybody is in the mood for a lavish meal before an afternoon rest……:)
Recipe for microwave cooking...
Ingredients:
300 gm Palak (spinach)
100 gm paneer
2 medium size onions
4-5 fresh green chillies
1 piece of ginger
1 tbsp garam masala
½ tbsp coriander+cumin seeds powder
¼ tbsp turmeric powder (haldi)
3 tbsp oil
Salt to taste Method:
Step 1: Wash & drain the water from Spinach. Chopped them coarsely.

Step 2: Cut the paneer into thick strips and keep aside.
Step 3: Place the chopped spinach on a microwave safe dish.
Step 4: Microwave on high for 2 minutes.
Step 5: When all the leaves is become soft Blend in a liquidizer to a smooth puree and keep aside.
Step 6: Peel the onion. Coarsely chopped the onion, green chillies and ginger piece.
Step 7: Blend the onion green chillies and ginger to a smooth paste.
Step 8: In microwave safe bowl, add the oil and the ground paste of onion.
Step 9: Microwave on high for one minute.

Step 10: Add coriander+ cumin seeds powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt to taste.

Step 11: Add the spinach puree and mix well.
Step 12: Microwave on high for 5 minutes.

Step 13: Add the paneer cubs, and mix well.

Step 14: Microwave on high for a minute.
Step 15: Serve hot with Roti , jeera rice and dal...great meal for sunday...enjoy it:)

I thank God I'm rich not with money but with people like you. I may not have the most expensive things but I've got a most precious gem. a friend like you.
If all my friends were to jump off a bridge, I wouldn't jump with them; I'd be at the bottom to catch them. :)

2 comments:

Jagruti said...

Hey Kajal

Very healthy start in new year. I cook my palak in pressure cooker, i will try in microwave next time.

looks good

please visit my blog whenever you can http://joyofcooking.blogspot.com

cheers

Jagruti

swa said...

I liked this microwave cooking recipe. I will try soon. swati