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Palak Paneer Recipe

Palak paneer

Published: January 4, 2022 at 2:32 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Paneer makes the best vegetarian Indian meal, served here with spinach and plenty of Indian spices. Serve with rice and naan on the side

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal720
fat61.5g
carbs10.2g
fibre2.8g
protein32.9g
salt0.3g
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Try our palak paneer recipe then check out our saag paneerpaneer masala, saag aloo and more paneer recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 block paneer, cut into cubes
  • for frying oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 4 cloves, ground
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 165ml tin coconut milk
  • 100g young spinach, chopped
  • to serve rice
  • to serve naans

PALAK PASTE

  • a small chunk ginger, roughly chopped
  • 1 small onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 red chilli, roughly chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Whizz the paste ingredients together in a small food processor (use a splash of water if you need to help it along). Fry the paneer cubes in 1 or 2 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan until golden. Scoop out and drain on kitchen paper, then add the paste to the pan and fry for a couple of minutes. Add the spices and cook for another 2 minutes. Add the coconut milk and paneer and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in the spinach and cook for 3-4 minutes until wilted. Season and serve with rice and warmed naans.

Want to know how to make your own paneer? Use our step-by-step guide to create your own to use in this recipe

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