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Palak Paneer

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 5 People

Ingredients
  

  • 750 g baby spinach
  • 1 tomato, quartered
  • 2 cups chopped coriander
  • 1-2 green chillies
  • 2 Tbs kasuri methi
  • 3 Tbs ghee
  • 1 onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 Tbs ginger paste
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tspn cumin powder
  • 2 tspn coriander powder
  • ½ tspn chilli powder
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • 250-300 g paneer cubes
  • 4 tbsp cream
  • salt to taste
  • 500 g of water

Instructions
 

  • Place water in the mixing bowl and heat 5min / Varoma/ speed 2
  • Add baby spinach leaves in the Varoma dish with lid on and place into position. Steam spinach 4min/ Varoma/ speed 2. Drain, cool spinach leaves and squeeze leaves to remove excess water.
  • To a clean dry bowl, add tomato, spinach, chopped coriander, green chillies and kasuri methi. Blend 2 sec / speed 7. Scrape down the side and blend 30 sec / speed 7 or until a smooth consistency is achieved. Transfer into a bowl and set aside. Wash and dry mixing bowl.
  • Place onion, ginger and garlic. Chop 5 sec/ speed 5. Scrape down the side and repeat if the onions are still too chunky.
  • Add ghee to the mixing bowl and cook onion, ginger and garlic 8 mins / Varoma / speed 1.
  • Add the tomato, spinach mixture, ground cumin, ground coriander, chilli powder and turmeric. Cook 8 mins / 100 deg / speed 1.
  • Add salt to taste, cream and paneer. Cook 2 mins / reverse / soft speed. Serve hot with roti / naan or puri