Palak Paneer dhaba style or Cottage cheese in spinach sauce is the easiest recipe of the whole world.All you need is some blanched greens,onion tomato puree and some cottage cheese.This Indian spinach dish is a signature curry of many households.
Voila! you have the magic wand!
This simple dish can rock your party.You also charm your kids into eating the absolute necessary greens.Paneer curry is an easy way to obtain protein too.
Palak recipes are always easy to cook.You can make a spinach pilaf or paratha.Use it as a base to make undhiyu , sata bhajiyun or make a lentil Sai bhaji with it.You can make a simple spinach soup or blueberry spinach smoothie
What makes this recipe so healthy?
- Greens ensure no hemoglobin deficiency, anemia and color blindness.
- Pregnant women and those who need immunity to fight all the ailments can enjoy.
- Spinach is also great for digestion.
- Paneer is a rich source of protein and calcium.It also Improves metabolism.
- It is rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids.
- Great for diabetics,cancer prevention and reduces risk of heart diseases.
What is the difference between Saag paneer and Palak Paneer?
Palak Paneer curry is made with blanched spinach or palak while Saag is a mixture of greens.We use greens like amaranth,fenugreek,other local leafy greens.You can blanch them in a similar fashion like good old spinach.However the taste may be little bitter
Which milk is good for making paneer at home?
You can buy it easily from market or any local dairy.These days even Costco sells Paneer.
However, if you want to make it at home.You will need full fat milk.You may also make it easily using this link.
You need to strain the homemade one so that you can remove excess water.Set it into blocks by placing a heavy vessel on top.Freeze it in freezer for longer duration or just in chill tray if consuming within a day or 2.Best make it before hand on a friday night.Enjoy it over the weekend or mid week.
What can we eat with Palak paneer?
Punjabi Palak Paneer is best served with Naan or Tandoori roti for a party.For a weekly dinner,even boiled rice and plain roti does fine.Make the spinach curry Vegan ,by using tofu.
How to make palak paneer?
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