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Baked Palak Paneer Recipe


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Baked Palak Paneer

Simple vegetarian dish made with paneer(cottage cheese) and palak(spinach).You can use your home oven to bake it.

Ingredients [ to serve 4 ]

  1. Spinach – 1/2 Kg.
  2. Paneer(Cottage Cheese) – 100 gms., cut into cubes
  3. Onion – 1 small, diced
  4. Tomato – 1 small,diced
  5. Butter – 3 tbsp.
  6. Bay Leaves – 2 or 3
  7. Cumin Seeds – 1 tbsp.
  8. Salt – To taste
  9. Black Pepper Powder – 1/4 tbsp.
  10. Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp.
  11. Green Chillis – 3 Or 4
  12. Garam Masala Powder – 1 tbsp.
  13. Corriander Powder – 1/4 tbsp.
  14. Cumin Powder – 1/4 tbsp.
  15. Red Chilli Powder – 1/4 tbsp.
  16. Vegetable Oil – As needed

Preparation Method

  1. Mix ginger/garlic paste, green chillis and spinach in water. Pressure cook it for 7-8 mins.
  2. Cut the paneer into small cubes. Keep two cubes for garnishing.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add bay leaves, cumin seeds and chopped onions. Fry on medium heat untill the onions are dark brown.
  4. Add all other spices mentioned in the ingredients list and stir well.
  5. Mix ginger/garlic paste, green chillis and spinach in water. Pressure cook it for 7-8 mins.
  6. Take a pan and fry the paneer cubes in butter untill they turn slightly brown.
  7. Mix ginger/garlic paste, green chillis and spinach in water. Pressure cook it for 7-8 mins.
  8. Add the cooked spinach to the fried paneer and mix well.
  9. Put the mixture into a baking try, add rest of the butter and bake for 30 mins. at 180 degrees.
  10. Grate the paneer kept for garnishing and spread it over the preparation.
  11. Add tomato and onions (if you want) to garnish, as shown in the image.
  12. You are ready to eat!
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Matar Paneer Recipe


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Matar Paneer

A vegetarian’s delight, if you like Paneer (Cottage Cheese)…One of my favorites.

Ingredients [ to serve 4]

  1. Green peas(frozen) – 1 cup
  2. Onion – 1 chopped
  3. Tomato – 1 chopped
  4. Salt – To taste
  5. Dhania powder – 1/2 tbsp.
  6. Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp.
  7. Garam masala powder-1 tbsp.
  8. Garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  9. Ginger paste – 1 tbsp
  10. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tbsp
  11. Cumin powder – 1/2 tbsp
  12. Paneer- 200 gms
  13. Tomato ketchup – 2 tbsp

Preparation Method

  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry the paneer till it turns light brown and remove to drain on a plate.
  2. Add chopped onion,tomato,ginger-garlic paste and fry until golden brown
  3. Add dhania-jeera powder,red chilli powder,garam masala powder, turmeric powder,salt and tomato ketchup, and fry till the oil starts to separate
  4. Add paneer and peas.Stir for 5-6 minutes over low heat.
  5. Add water and simmer for 15 minutes
  6. Sprinkle with coriander leaves