Palak Paneer Spinach Indian cheese

Palak                                5 bunches
Onion                               1
Tomato                            1
Cumin                              ½  tsp
Whole garam masala        2 cloves, 2 cinnamon, 1 cardamon
Kasuri methi                     3 tsp
Paneer                            100 gms
Ginger garlic paste           2 tsp
Cumin powder                1 tsp
Coriander powder          1 tsp
Chili powder                  1 tsp
Saffron                          ¼ tsp
Green chili                     2-3
Salt                              1 tsp or as per taste
Oil                               2 table spoons
Wash the palak and chop it.  In a dish add 2 glasses of water and bring it to boil.  When the water is boiling add the chopped palak and allow it to cook for 2 minutes.  Blend the palak in the mixie and keep aside.  Cut the paneer into small cubes and keep aside.

Take a dish, add the oil, when the oil is hot add the whole garam masala,  cumin seeds and fry it well.  Add  finely chopped onion and fry till light brown, then add the saffron, ginger garlic paste, cumin & coriander powder, chili powder, chopped green chili , kasuri methi & salt (as you add each ingredient keep frying it well) add chopped tomato and fry it for 2 min, add the blended palak and cook for about 2 min, add the paneer pieces and allow it to cook for about 5-6 minutes on medium flame.  You can add ½ cup of milk cream (optional) cook on sim for about  2 min.

Fresh Cream
Check the consistency before removing from the stove.  If liquid is more, turn the flame high, open the lid and allow it to cook till you get the required consistency.   You can serve this dish with hot rice or chapatti.

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