Palak paneer bhurji

how to make palak paneer bhurji recipe:

1. rinse 130 grams spinach leaves very well in water. then chop them. you will need 2 cups of chopped spinach. also chop 1 medium onion, 2 medium tomatoes and 1 or 2 green chilies. keep aside.
palak for palak paneer bhurji recipe
2. crumble 200 grams paneer and keep aside.
paneer for palak paneer bhurji recipe
3. heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan. add ½ teaspoon jeera and 1 small tej patta. saute till the cumin crackles. instead of oil, you can also use butter or ghee.
jeera for palak paneer bhurji recipe
4. now add ½ cup finely chopped onions.
onions for palak paneer bhurji recipe
5. stir and saute onions on a low to medium flame.
onions to make palak paneer bhurji recipe
6. saute till the onions turn a light brown.
onions for palak paneer bhurji recipe
7. add ½ teaspoon ginger-garlic paste. stir and saute till the raw aroma of both ginger and garlic goes away.
ginger for palak paneer bhurji recipe
8. then add ½ cup tightly packed finely chopped tomatoes and 1 to 2 green chilies, chopped.
tomatoes for making palak paneer bhurji recipe
9. mix well and saute the tomatoes on a low to medium flame.
tomatoes for making palak paneer bhurji recipe
10. saute till the tomatoes soften and become mushy.
tomatoes for making palak paneer bhurji recipe
11. then add ¼ tsp turmeric powder and ¼ tsp red chilli powder. mix well.
spices to make palak paneer bhurji recipe
12. add the chopped spinach leaves.
palak to make palak paneer bhurji recipe
13. mix the spinach leaves very well with the onion tomato masala.
palak to make palak paneer bhurji recipe
14. cover the pan with a lid and on a low flame simmer till the spinach leaves wilt.
making palak paneer bhurji recipe
15. do check  a couple of times when the spinach is cooking.
making palak paneer bhurji recipe
16. once the spinach is cooked, you will see some water/gravy in the pan.
making palak paneer bhurji recipe
17. on a low to medium flame, cook till all the water evaporates.
making palak paneer bhurji recipe
18. then add the crumbled paneer. also add salt.
paneer for making palak paneer bhurji recipe
19. add ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder.
preparing palak paneer bhurji recipe
20. mix very well and saute for 1 to 2 minutes on a low flame till the paneer is cooked. do not cook too much as then the paneer will get dense.
palak paneer bhurji recipe


21. serve palak paneer bhurji garnished with some grated paneer or cheese and a few chopped coriander leaves. also drizzle some lemon juice before serving or you can keep it aside. but do not forget lemon juice as the bhurji tastes very good with a dash of lemon juice added on top of it. serve with chapatis or phulkas or parathas. also goes very well with bread.

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