Palak Paneer Bhurji

Ingredients (for 3-4 servings)

  • 2 cup finely chopped spinach

  • 200 gram paneer (crumbled)

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • ½ tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 small bay leaf

  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 2 medium size tomato (finely chopped)

  • 1 -2 green chillies, (finely chopped)

  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder

  • ¼ tsp red chilli powder

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • Salt as per taste

  • ½ tsp garam masala powder

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves

 

 

Method (How to make palak paneer bhurji at home)

 

  • Wash spinach with water 2-3 times and chopped nicely.

  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds and bay leaf, saute till the cumin start crackles.

  • Add finely chopped onions and sauté till translucent.

  • Add  ginger garlic paste and chopped green chillies and  saute till the raw aroma of both ginger and garlic goes away.

  • Add finely chopped tomatoes mix well and saute the tomatoes on a low to medium flame till soft.

  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder  and  red chilli powder  mix well.

  • Now add the chopped spinach leaves and mix well.

  • Cover the lid of the pan and cook on the low flame till spinach cooked completely and  all the water evaporates.

  • Add the crumbled paneer and salt, mix very well and saute for 1 to 2 minutes on a low flame till the paneer is cooked.

  • Add garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves and mix well.

  • Sitch off the flame and add lemon juice.

  • Serve palak paneer bhurji with paratha or roti.