Indian food is the best food ever, IMO. I found this on a local florida newspaper website while looking for recipes that use a lot of "spice". I'd recommend frying the paneer in a little oil before adding b/c it will add a lot more flavor to the dish. Serve with basmati rice and/or naan.
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- 1 lb frozen chopped spinach
- 1 large yellow onion, sliced
- 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1/4 teaspoon coriander powder
- 1 teaspoon ginger paste
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic, chopped
- 1/2 cup tomato, chopped
- 3 tablespoons clarified butter
- 1/2 teaspoon salt (to taste)
- 8 ounces paneer cheese, cut into cubes
- 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
- 2 -3 fresh jalapenos (desired to taste)
- 2 ounces fresh lemon juice
- 8 ounces water (desired to taste)
- 1Defrost frozen spinach into warm water.
- 2Sauté onion, fenugreek leaf, salt into 1-2 tablespoons of clarified butter or oil until onion is translucent.
- 3Then add ginger paste, chopped garlic, cumin, coriander, turmeric powder, chopped tomatoes and jalapeños and reduce heat.
- 4Let it simmer slowly in a medium heat.
- 5Add defrosted spinach with water, cover and simmer on low heat for approximately 20 to 30 minutes.
- 6Add paneer to spinach (fry it if desired).
- 7Remove from the heat and serve.
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Nutritional Facts for Palak Paneer
Serving Size: 1 (265 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 3
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 187.5
- Calories from Fat 116
- Total Fat 12.9 g
- Saturated Fat 7.7 g
- Cholesterol 30.5 mg
- Sodium 506.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 15.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 6.3 g
- Sugars 5.0 g
- Protein 7.2 g
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