Thursday, 13 October 2016

Palak Paneer Bhurji

Palak Paneer Bhurji

Ingredients (for 3-4 servings)
  • 2 cup finely chopped spinach
  • 200 gram paneer (crumbled)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 medium size tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1 -2 green chillies, (finely chopped)
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves

Method (How to make palak paneer bhurji at home)

  • Wash spinach with water 2-3 times and chopped nicely.
  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds and bay leaf, saute till the cumin start crackles.
  • Add finely chopped onions and sauté till translucent.
  • Add  ginger garlic paste and chopped green chillies and  saute till the raw aroma of both ginger and garlic goes away.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes mix well and saute the tomatoes on a low to medium flame till soft.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder  and  red chilli powder  mix well.
  • Now add the chopped spinach leaves and mix well.
  • Cover the lid of the pan and cook on the low flame till spinach cooked completely and  all the water evaporates.
  • Add the crumbled paneer and salt, mix very well and saute for 1 to 2 minutes on a low flame till the paneer is cooked.
  • Add garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Sitch off the flame and add lemon juice.
  • Serve palak paneer bhurji with paratha or roti.

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