The healthy paneer dipped in a palak gravy mixed with all the spices and a creamy texture gives a wonderful taste. Serve this delicious palak paneer with rice, roti, chapati or pulka.
Heat a pan over a medium flame add a spoon of ghee and oil.
Add 1/4 spoon of coriander seeds and cumin seeds. let them splutter.
Add spinach(palak) and slit green chillies fry for 2 minutes. Let it cool and set aside.
Add all the fried ingredients to the blender jar.
Blend to the smooth paste and set aside. Do not add water while blending
Heat a pan over a medium flame add 1/2 spoon of oil and paneer cubes.
Carefully fry for 2 minutes and set aside.
Heat a huge pan over a medium flame add a spoon of ghee and 2 spoons of oil.
Add cumin seeds, star anise, bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, long pepper. Saute till it turns aromatic.
Add a spoon of dry fenugreek leaves (Kasuri methi) for a rich taste.
Add onion paste mix well and fry till it turns to golden.
Add ginger and garlic paste until the raw smell disappears.
Add tomato paste mix well fry for 3 minutes.
Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt mix well. Close the lid and fry for 2 minutes.
Add palak paste stir continuously to avoid burning.
Pour little water and salt the lid and cook for 2 minutes. Adjust the consistency of gravy according to the taste.
Add roasted paneer cubes and chopped coriander leaves mix well cook for a minute.
Finally, add 2 spoons of cream mix well. Can add more cream as for the taste. Switch off the fire.
Take the delicious palak paneer into the serving bowl. Garnish with cream and chopped coriander leaves.
Serve the mouth-watering restaurant style palak paneer with hot rice, roti, naan or chapati.