Saturday, July 23, 2011

Palak Paneer with Pistachio

1 bunch Spinach - coarsely chopped
1/2 onion - finely chopped
2 cloves garlic - finely chopped
1 tsp grated ginger
1 medium sized tomato
Oil - 1 Tbsp
Ghee - 2 Tbsp
Paneer - 10 to 15 cubes
Roasted Pistachio - 1/2 cup
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Green chilli - 3
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
2 tsp lemon juice

1) Take about 1 tsp of oil in a frying pan. Add green chilli and spinach and fry until spinach has wilted. Allow it to cool and grind it into fine paste.
2) Boil tomato until the skin can be removed. Squash it once skin is removed
3) Grind pistachios coarsely
4) In a frying pan, heat ghee add chopped garlic and fry until it begins to change colour. Add cumin seeds ginger and onion fry for 2 minutes.
5) Add turmeric powder, pistachio fry for a minute. Add spinach paste. Cook it for 5 minutes on medium heat
6) Add paneer and lemon juice. Cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes

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