Showing posts from January, 2018

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is a creamy , delicious vegetarian Indian dish . The recipe consist of paneer in thick gravy made of Spinach puree , seasoned with spices . Here in this Recipe I have saute paneer in butter , to give more flavor to the dish . In fact some add crumbled paneer in the gravy , where as some add tomato and sugar to balance the taste .Here is my version of Palak Paneer .....!

1 bunch spinach  150 gms paneer  1 tsp coriander powder  1 tsp kasuri methi ( optional )  2 -3 green chillies  1-2 bay leaves  1/4 tsp cumin seeds 
50 -70 gms cashews  4-5 cloves of garlic butter  1 small onion finely chopped  1/4 tsp garam masala  1/4 tsp red chilly powder  2 -3 tbsp cream 1 tomato  ( peeled and chopped ) ginger julienne for garnish lemon wedges  sat to taste  vegetable oil /ghee /butter 
METHOD :  Rinse palak or spinach leaves thoroughly in running water , drain and discard the stems from the leaves .Boil 3-4 cups of water with pinch of salt , add the palak leaves and let it rest in water foe …

Recipe of Peanuts Chutney

PEANUTS CHUTNEY is a lip smacking condiment served along with the Palak Daal or Tadka Daal Rice .
Here is the recipe of Peanuts Chutney ... !
INGREDIENTS :  100 gms peanuts 
8-9 peeled cloves of garlic 
1 tsp kashmiri red chilly powder 
salt to taste 
1 tbsp oil 

Take roasted  peanuts , you can use roasted or plain, salted or unsalted ,for plain/raw peanuts (Singh ) , roast on tawa , stirring every now and then, until they change colour or keep in oven for 5 minutes . Once done, shed the skin , separate it ( from the skin ) and keep aside .Crush peanut and garlic together in mortar pestle , not too coarse not to powdered . Add salt and red chilly powder , but you have used salted peanut make sure you just add a pinch , mix well . Now in a fry pan heat oil, add the peanut and fry for few seconds like 4-5 seconds continuously stirring so as to prevent it from sticking . Turn of the gas and let it rest for few 5-6 minutes . Serve with dal takda rice or palak dal rice . ( Recipe by zulekha A…