Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Baked Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is all time favorite for all most everyone. Traditional Indian Palak Paneer is made from a soft fresh cheese, called paneer. Here is another recipe with a different style.

 Baked Palak-Paneer  - what a combination !

Palak - 2 bunches
Cornflour - 2 tsp ( roughly)
Paneer - 1 cup ( grated)
Onions - 1, medium, chopped
Green chillies - 2, finely chopped
Boied vegetables - 1 cup ( can be a combination of peas, carrots, beans, cauliflower, corn, babycorn etc)
Corriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Chat masala - 3/4 tsp

For sauce:

Red bright tomatoes - 4, 5
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Salt, sugar
Oil - 2 tsp + 2 tsp
Butter - 2 tsp

Take out the palak leaves, clean & wash them. Boil plenty of water in a veesel, drop the drained leaves & switch off. After 10 mts, drain & grind the drained leaves to a paste. Heat 2 tsp oil & lightly fry half the chopped onions & green chillies.Add corriander powder.  Now add palak paste & salt. Then add the cornflour, & fry for a few secs. When the mass thickens,add garam masala, remove & spread at the bottom of a casserole.

Add salt and chat masala on the vegetables. Spread the mixture of grated paneer ( reserving some for topping )mixed with boied vegetables on the palak gravy.

Heat 2 tsp oil & lightly fry the remaining onions. Meanwhile put the chopped tomotoes in the microwave for 6 mins or untill tender. Now add chopped tomtoes, chilli powder & salt to the onion. Fry lightly. Liquidise & pour over the assembled mixture.

Spread the reserved paneer & dot with butter. Bake in a hot oven for 30 mts. Serve hot.

I am sending this recipe for Baking for Beginners Event - Part two

It is going to be a part of Food palette series Green Event


  1. Good Idea, no need to cook. Sounds Interesting.. Will Try that.

  2. first time here this looks delicious thank you for sending
    following you



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