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Palak Paneer Recipe in Microwave

Palak Paneer Recipe in Microwave – Spinach And Cottage Cheese Curry recipe in Microwave

Palak paneer is one of the most popular and favorite Indian paneer recipes. This recipe is all about paneer and spinach. The soft paneer chunks are simmered in smooth spinach gravy. But have you ever thought of making this sumptuous palak paneer in microwave? No? Then this is the recipe for you. It tastes the same as prepared on flame in a wok.

Vegetables cooked in microwave are able to sustain their natural color and taste, along with its nutritional value. It is very easy and takes less time to cook Palak Paneer in microwave. So, let’s prepare Palak Paneer in Microwave with this easy and great recipe. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

1. Select the fresh and clean spinach leaves and rinse them twice with water.

palak paneer microwave

2. Rinse the tomatoes and green chillies and grind them into fine paste in a mixture grinder. Transfer the paste to another bowl.

palak paneer microwave

3. Cut paneer into chunks. Sprinkle some salt on it and keep aside.

palak paneer in microwaveMaking:

4. Take spinach leaves in a microwave safe bowl, cover with lid.

palak paneer in microwave

5. Microwave for 4 minutes. Let the spinach leaves cool down and then grind in a mixture to make a paste.

palak paneer microwave

6. Take some oil in a microwave safe bowl and place it in the microwave.

palak paneer in microwave

7. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida into the oil and put it back in microwave to saute for 2 minutes.

palak paneer in microwave

8. Then mix turmeric powder, coriander powder and ginger paste. Saute for a minute.

palak paneer in microwave

9. After this, add tomato-green chilly paste along with red chilly powder and mix everything really well.

palak paneer in microwave

10. Microwave the masala for 3 more minutes.

palak paneer in microwave

11. Then to it add spinach paste, cream, salt, sugar and garam masala. Give everything a nice stir and let it simmer for 3 more minutes.

palak paneer in microwave

12. Take the bowl out and add paneer chunks to it. Mix it. Place it back in the microwave for a minute.

palak paneer in microwave

13. Palak paneer in microwave is now ready. Transfer it to another bowl.

palak paneer in microwaveServing:

14. Garnish with some cream and serve this lip smacking palak paneer with hot chapattis, parantha or poori. It also goes well with plain rice or jeera rice.palak paneer in microwave

Palak Paneer Recipe in Microwave Palak Paneer Recipe in Microwave
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Palak (Spinach) - 500 grams
  • Paneer (Home made cheese) - 200 grams
  • Tomato - 3-4
  • Green Chilly - 1-2
  • Ginger - ½ inch piece
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin - ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Turmeric Powder - ¼ tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilly Powder - ⅙ tsp (optional)
  • Cream or malai - 2 tbsp (optional)
  • Sugar - ½ tsp
  • Garam Masala - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - ⅔ tsp (as per the taste)
Instructions
  1. Select the fresh and clean spinach leaves and rinse them twice with water.
  2. Rinse the tomatoes and green chillies and grind them into fine paste in a mixture grinder. Transfer the paste to another bowl.
  3. Cut paneer into chunks. Sprinkle some salt on it and keep aside.
  4. Take spinach leaves in a microwave safe bowl, cover with lid.
  5. Microwave for 4 minutes. Let the spinach leaves cool down and then grind in a mixture to make a paste.
  6. Take some oil in a microwave safe bowl and place it in the microwave.
  7. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida into the oil and put it back in microwave to saute for 2 minutes.
  8. Then mix turmeric powder, coriander powder and ginger paste. Saute for a minute.
  9. After this, add tomato-green chilly paste along with red chilly powder and mix everything really well.
  10. Microwave the masala for 3 more minutes.
  11. Then to it add spinach paste, cream, salt, sugar and garam masala. Give everything a nice stir and let it simmer for 3 more minutes.
  12. Take the bowl out and add paneer chunks to it. Mix it. Place it back in the microwave for a minute.
  13. Palak paneer in microwave is now ready. Transfer it to another bowl.
  14. Garnish with some cream and serve this lip smacking palak paneer with hot chapattis, parantha or poori. It also goes well with plain rice or jeera rice.

 

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